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werbert
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31 Dec 2006, 4:09 am

Just like the title says. Post an old photograph. 19th century or earlier.

To get the ball rolling, here is the first photograph ever taken, ca. 1826

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31 Dec 2006, 5:47 am

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This photo is from 1895.
Smoking and wearing bloomers! This woman must have been a Victorian rebel.



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31 Dec 2006, 5:53 am

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Not a picture, but a map of when Britain was at its Imperial height. It is slightly wrong though - no part of the territory of Greenland was ever part of the Empire.



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31 Dec 2006, 12:58 pm

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31 Dec 2006, 2:02 pm

Starr wrote:
This photo is from 1895.
Smoking and wearing bloomers! This woman must have been a Victorian rebel.

Are you trying to cause a scandal? I demand you remove that picture before I report you to the proper authorities! For shame! :wink:

Tequila, I meant an old photograph

TM1, I guess Charlize Theron is older than I thought.

Here's a picture of the 7th president of the US, Andrew Jackson, ca 1844.

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31 Dec 2006, 2:16 pm

werbert wrote:
Starr wrote:
This photo is from 1895.
Smoking and wearing bloomers! This woman must have been a Victorian rebel.

Are you trying to cause a scandal? I demand you remove that picture before I report you to the proper authorities! For shame! :wink:



I know, it was an outrageous act designed to bring calumny and disgrace to the forum...hangs head in shame.



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31 Dec 2006, 5:09 pm

Begone, ye vile woman!


In other news, here is one of Jackson's Vice Presidents, John C. Calhoun.

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31 Dec 2006, 6:04 pm

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1891 Patent Office, Littleton, New Hampshire

How did we go from this, to cubicles?


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31 Dec 2006, 6:28 pm

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31 Dec 2006, 6:38 pm

I'm comming up with a picture. It will be posted, tomorrow. 8)



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31 Dec 2006, 7:36 pm

en_una_isla wrote:
How did we go from this, to cubicles?


I don't know, but I'll bet it was all your fault. ;)

Henry Clay of Kentucky, AKA the Great Compromiser. Senator, Representative, Speaker of the House, Secretary of State, and three-time Presidential election loser.

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31 Dec 2006, 8:21 pm

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A picture of our Gracious Queen Victoria on her Golden Jubilee.


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31 Dec 2006, 9:00 pm

Queen Isabella II of Spain. She is no Anna Paquin.

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31 Dec 2006, 10:46 pm

I know that this isn't quite as old as you wish for it to be, but rules are meant to be broken.

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I can't look past the 20th Century...1948



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31 Dec 2006, 11:01 pm

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Rasputin 1903.