These beautiful Victorian portraits are a type of early photograph called daguerreotypes. Invented by Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre in the
During the 1850s British physician Dr. Hugh Welch Diamond took a series of haunting photographs of mentally ill patients under
I visited the V&A a week or so ago. One of my favourite museums in London, the Victoria and Albert
To try to reduce the number of criminals being sentenced to death the Victorians introduced Hard Labour as an alternative.