Mary Todd Lincoln
Mary Ann Todd Lincoln, the wife of the president was only 5′-2″ tall. With the President being 6 feet 3.75 inches tall, usually reported as an exact 6’4.. the difference between the two was a considerable 14 inches. That stovepipe hat just made him a whole lot taller.
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Lillian Russell, American actress and singer - 1893 - (Via)
1848 Hand-coloured daguerreotype of Prince Albert
Portrait of famed photographer Mathew Brady posing with his wife, Juliet (left), and a Mrs. Haggerty (right), who is believed to be his sister, c. 1851.
Empress Elisabeth of Austria wearing a large crinoline dress, 1862
July 22, 1849: New York City native and poet Emma Lazarus, best remembered for “The New Colossus,” her sonnet to the Statue of Liberty, is born.
T. Johnson, Emma Lazarus (1849-1887), 1888. Engraving. New-YOrk Historical Society # 58130
Lotta Crabtree (by Turn of the century)