Monthly Archives: August 2015

19th century cross-dressers ?

In most of the photographs in this collection, the sitters are unequivocally male or female. Their clothing, facial features and even the way they present themselves to the photographer suggest that most sitters are what they appear to be, either … Continue reading


Saving Faces

As the deluge of photographic portraiture, in the form of the carte de visite photographs, poured out of the studios of Victorian photographers, it soon became apparent that there was a market for a medium in which to keep and display them. Thus … Continue reading