Category: 1860s

A cathedral that defined a city: 20 rare photographs of Notre…

A cathedral that defined a city: 20 rare photographs of Notre Dame from the 19th century.

This 1865 ad of an 18-year-old man looking for a wife is…

This 1865 ad of an 18-year-old man looking for a wife is hilarious!

30 amazing pics capture everyday life of Italy in the mid-19th…

30 amazing pics capture everyday life of Italy in the mid-19th century.

The Civil War Faces: A fabulous portrait photo collection from…

The Civil War Faces: A fabulous portrait photo collection from the American Civil War.

Lieutenant colonel Bror Mörcke (1821-1892), I…

Lieutenant colonel Bror Mörcke (1821-1892), Ida von Hall (1825-1897), and their son Emil Mörcke (1861-1951). 1860s. Sweden.

Emil would grow up to pursue a career in the military, like his father. He would also become one of the inspirations for the character of general Bäfvenhielm in the popular Swedish comic strip 91:an Karlsson.

The Tynell children, 1860s, Sweden.

The Tynell children, 1860s, Sweden.

Unknown man, 1860s, Sweden.

Unknown man, 1860s, Sweden.

Boredom, 1869.

Boredom, 1869.

Haunted House Wanted

Berrow’s Worcester Journal, Worcester, England, December 5, 1868

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Springfield, Illinois. The Illinois State Capi…

Springfield, Illinois. The Illinois State Capitol Building, Draped in Mourning Cloth for the Funeral of Abraham Lincoln, May, 1865.