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These Vintage Photos Of London During The Victorian Era Are Both Creepy And Fascinating

Nice photos; stupid captions...

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from Mail Online

Britain's first ever fashion shoot? Rare 19th century prints by pioneering female photographer go on sale (but be warned, they're rather 'sensual')

Lady Hawarden's photographic exploration of identity - and female sexuality - was incredibly progressive. Above, Lady Clementina's daughter also called Clementina reading a book

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from the Guardian

The black Victorians: astonishing portraits unseen for 120 years

Black Chronicles Exhibition - The London Stereoscopic Company specialised in carte de visites – small photographs printed on cards that were often traded by collectors or used by performers for publicity purposes – and, as their name suggests, they were all in stereo which, when seen through a special viewer, gave the illusion of a three-dimensional photograph.

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Brighton Swimming Club, 1853. Intriguing photo. The hats and poses, especially the one doing what looks like a yoga move.

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Lovely atmospheric photograph of Waterloo Place, London in 1899 by the Belgian photographer Leonard Misonne

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