If you're interested in period photographs, do spend some time with the daguerrotypes and photographs of families, couples, houses, military scenes and more offered on these sites:
- the Daguerrian Society's site,
- the Earthly Angels blog,
- the Hugh Mangum collection ca 1890-1922, housed at Duke University (zoomable, so you can see details!)
Photo: Young lady on a bicycle, circa 1890s; Hugh Mangum collection, negative no. 274.
Note: These resources have been added to the Fashion Plate and Photo Resources list.