nyhistory:

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

nyhistory:

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

thevictorianlady:

Julia Margaret Cameron and Her Watchcase, Unknown Photographer, circa 1858.

thevictorianlady:

Julia Margaret Cameron and Her Watchcase, Unknown Photographer, circa 1858.

(via vintage-impressions)

americanartluce:

"John Church Hamilton was the fourth son of Major General Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton. When he was twelve, his father was killed in the now legendary duel with presidential candidate Aaron Burr. He was an avid historian, and published many books about his father’s life, including Life of Alexander Hamilton and a seven-volume history of the Republic.”
Alfred T. Agate, John Church Hamilton, 1840, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, museum purchase through Catherine Walden Myer Fund
—Eliza, Intern

americanartluce:

"John Church Hamilton was the fourth son of Major General Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton. When he was twelve, his father was killed in the now legendary duel with presidential candidate Aaron Burr. He was an avid historian, and published many books about his father’s life, including Life of Alexander Hamilton and a seven-volume history of the Republic.”

Alfred T. Agate, John Church Hamilton, 1840, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, museum purchase through Catherine Walden Myer Fund

Eliza, Intern

lizzywhimsy:

megcubed:

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr, 1861/62

well, hello there!

lizzywhimsy:

megcubed:

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr, 1861/62

well, hello there!

(via civilwarme)

Maude Ewing Kiskadden (November 1, 1872 – July 17, 1953), known professionally as Maude Adams, was an American actress who achieved her greatest success as the character Peter Pan, first playing the role in the 1905 Broadway production of Peter Pan; or, The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up. Adams’s personality appealed to a large audience and helped her become the most successful and highest-paid performer of her day, with a yearly income of more than one million dollars during her peak. (via VINTAGE PHOTOGRAPHY: Maude Adams c. 1890)

Maude Ewing Kiskadden (November 1, 1872 – July 17, 1953), known professionally as Maude Adams, was an American actress who achieved her greatest success as the character Peter Pan, first playing the role in the 1905 Broadway production of Peter Pan; or, The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up. Adams’s personality appealed to a large audience and helped her become the most successful and highest-paid performer of her day, with a yearly income of more than one million dollars during her peak. (via VINTAGE PHOTOGRAPHY: Maude Adams c. 1890)

feuille-d-automne:

Pierre et Marie Curie dans leur laboratoire , vers 1898 .

feuille-d-automne:

Pierre et Marie Curie dans leur laboratoire , vers 1898 .

(via vintage-impressions)

oorequiemoo:

Julia Jackson (Virginia Woolf’s mother), 1867
Photography: Julia Margaret Cameron
Albumen print

oorequiemoo:

Julia Jackson (Virginia Woolf’s mother), 1867

Photography: Julia Margaret Cameron

Albumen print

(via portrait-1)

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