John William Draper -Dorothy Catherine Draper, 1840 The first portrait of Dorothy Catherine Draper was originally made in 1840 by her brother, Dr. John William Draper, as a daguerreotype. This was the earliest successful photograph made of the human face.
An authentic postcard showing two sisters laid out in matching coffins. An inked inscription verso in a fine period hand identifies the girls as Claudia Severine Groth / Born Sept. 1911 and Millie Cecelia / Born Dec.
London photographer Edward Linley Sambourne, the Bill Cunningham of his day, captured everyday street style around the turn of the century. He took these photographs on the streets of Kensington, near his home in 18 Stafford Terrace, now a museum.