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5 November 2018
Straw Hats and
The hats can be traced back to the
18 November 2018
- Footnote added to above page: Footnote 1. Brighton Gazette - Thursday 30 April 1857 col.5
25 November 2018 - Quote added to "1857" : "The English Hat
in Paris" on Straw Hats and Cloaks
23 November 2018
Portraits of Emily
From Jenny Lind to
Jane Eyre 1847 (new page)
In August 1847 the singer Jenny Lind began a tour of the
This page lists some of the places visited in Lancashire and Yorkshire in 1847 and 1848, along
with some notes on the Bronte sisters.
Advert for Leeds
Photographic Portrait Gallery, 1842
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Is this an 1850s copy of an 1840s photo?
Two links added:
i) An early example of a daguerreotype copy of a daguerreotype (Mathew Brady's photo of the
artist Thomas Cole c1846).
ii) Example of a daguerreotype copy of a daguerreotype showing how it was copied at an
See section "Copying Daguerreotypes in the 1840s
Another page will be added in 2019.