150 Year Old Photos by Lady Clementina Hawarden Could Fetch £150,000 at Auction

Lady Clementina Hawarden is rated as one of the most influential Victorian fine art photographers, blazing the way for women in the profession when it was dominated by men. Above, one of her daughter's, Isabella Grace, strikes a pose in the

Purple Vintage Girl

original pinner: ca. [tintype portrait of a woman smiling coyly from behind a handkerchief], S. Shattuck via the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Photography Collections Coy is an understatement. I love this photo.

Maude Adams (Maude Ewing Kiskadden), american actress. November 11, 1872 – July 17, 1953

Maude Adams (November 1872 – July American stage actress best known for her role as Peter Pan, and the inspiration for the character of Elise McKenna in "Somewhere in Time".

Victorians smiling!  It makes it so much easier to connect to the pictures and believe they were real people just like us.

This beautiful young woman has to have one of the most joyful, spontaneous, genuine smiles I've ever seen in a vintage image. Probably taken in an early style photo booth

Madame Pernetty    Born Valentine Haussmann, her father was the architect Baron Haussmann, whose massive renovation of Paris in the 1860's resulted in the beautiful city we know today.

Madame Pernetty Born Valentine Haussmann, her father was the architect Baron Haussmann, whose massive renovation of Paris in the resulted in the beautiful city we know today.

I love the idea of a vintage photo from the back mixed in with other obscure vintage pics to create a freaky family gallery wall.

Group of Victorian women facing backward. Unidentified photographer Ladies' hairstyles 1880 (ca) Tintype 7 x 5 in

Kids with ' dark" hands.  Many would think they were gloves.  Upon closer inspection, IMHO you would find that the hands were dye stained.  Clothing business of their parents or even from trying to assist the family on the outside with endeavors of their own.

Kids with ' dark" hands. Many would think they were gloves. Upon closer inspection, IMHO you would find that the hands were dye stained. Clothing business of their parents or even from trying to assist the family on the outside with endeavors of their own.

1920s Photo

Bathing Beauties Do Beach Sculpture Pose! Vintage Reprint Of An Old Photo Bathing Beauties Do Beach Sculpture Pose! Vintage Reprint Of An Old Photo Here is a neat collectible featuring three b

1926

1926

Two fashionable young ladies & only one parasol. Quite an array of accessories! Shawls, hat, silk mantle/paletot over the arm...

Two fashionable young ladies & only one parasol. Quite an array of accessories! Shawls, hat, silk mantle/paletot over the arm.

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