Life in the Long 19th Century, Photographs

Photograph: 1844, Men drinking ale

Life in the Long 19th Century Photograph taken in 1844 by David Octavius Hill (b. 1802 - 1870) The photographer is shown on the right, keeping his subjects relaxed - James Ballantine (left) and Dr George Bell (middle). Bell was one of the commissioners of the Poor Law (Scotland) Act 1845 and author of Day… Continue reading Photograph: 1844, Men drinking ale

Life in the Long 19th Century, Photographs, Quizzes, puzzles & humour

Answers to photo doppelgänger puzzle

Here are the answers to the photo puzzle I put up recently. A. Unknown young woman from Queensland, Australia (1884). B. Nicole Kidman in The Portrait of a Lady (film, 1996). C. Eva Green in Penny Dreadful (TV drama, 2014) D. Unknown young woman photographed using orthochromatic film. Date not known but possibly taken in… Continue reading Answers to photo doppelgänger puzzle

Photographs, Quizzes, puzzles & humour

Photographic fun – Match up the faces!

How about a fun little puzzle? Photographs of four women. In no particular order they are: 1. Nicole Kidman in The Portrait of a Lady (film, 1996). 2. Eva Green in Penny Dreadful (TV drama, 2014) 3. Unknown young woman from Queensland, Australia (1884). 4. Unknown young woman photographed using orthochromatic film. Date not known… Continue reading Photographic fun – Match up the faces!