My great grandfather, a Popeye impersonator.
A normal day in Wisconsin, 1896.
Found this in a Bible from 1895 yesterday. “Ain’t I a peach? Haha.”
My great grandfather apparently was a pioneer of Photoshop. Every person pictured is him.
Good ol’ boys from Northern Wisconsin.
A Victorian couple trying not to laugh while getting their portraits done.
But first let me take a selfie (not technically 1800s).
Too cool for handlebars.
The amazing Nora Kerin, an Edwardian stage actress killing it in her co-star’s prince outfit from ‘The Prince and The Beggarmaid’.
Brighton Swimming Club of 1863.
Family photo… with exchange of roles, 1880-1890.
Nicholas II of Russia (in a light suit) makes the airplane, 1899.