Photography is a new invention that helps us capture the world in a beautiful way. But what about the historic figures that we didn’t know lived long enough to be photographed?
Well, for all the lost years, historians have had to get creative in reimagining famous historical figures. Here are 20 pictures of historic figures.
Hannah Stilley Gorby, Possibly The Oldest Person To Be Photographed, Born Around 1746, c. 1840
Revolutionary War Soldier, 1864
A French Veteran Of The Battle Of Waterloo, c.1890
Surviving Member Of Napoleon’s Army, c. 1858
John Quincy Adams, 1843