Vintage photos for July

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Lillian Russell, famous actress in her time.

This and the Hood are on magic lantern slides.

The HMS Hood, which was sunk by the Bismark in WWII with a loss of 1415 hands.

An RPPC is a Real Photo Post Card. You can still buy or make them today. They were popular in the very early 1900s.

This is a tintype. Too fragile to carry around in your pocket, they were usually placed in a small case.

Found this inside. It says "This was taken at Springfield Indiana by Mr [something] in 1856 when I was in my 25th year"

Some of these pictures look hazy as they are taken from glass plate negatives, and the emulsion, which contains silver, oxidized.

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