Displaying 1 - 17 of 17 photos from 1858:

1858 picture of the last Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah II. Fun fact: Persian word for Mongol is “Mughal”, it’s often overlooked that India fell under Mongol rule. First emperor was a direct descendant of Genghis Khan.
The guards of Maharajah Ram Singh III in the Royal Palace of Jaipur. India, 1858.
Monsieur Ducel, a Mameluke of the imperial guard from 1813 to 1815, was one of the last surviving veterans of Napoleon's army. He is shown here in full dress uniform, 1858.
The ruins of Sikandar Bagh palace showing the skeletal remains of rebels in the foreground following the 1857 Indian Rebellion, possibly one of the first-ever photographic images of corpses, Lucknow, India, 1858
Chutter Manzil Palace with the King's fish-shaped boat on Gomti River, India, 1858, photo by Felice Beato
This a picture of the Australian convict ship, the Edwin Fox. It's the last convict ship still in existence today. It's last voyage was carrying 280 convicts from England to Australia. That was in August, 1858. The average sentence was 11 years and 40 people had received life sentences.
Queen Victoria with Prince Albert with their daughter, Victoria, Princess Royal, just before her wedding 1858
this is Bahadur Shah Zafar II, the last emperor of India or the last emperor of the mighty Mughal empire circa 1858
Portrait of Colour Sergeant J. Mullins posing with a cased photograph and sword while serving with the Royal Marine Artillery, 1858.
Gaspar Felix Tournachon, “Nadar,” credited with taking the first successful aerial photograph in 1858.
Chief Oshawana (John Naudee), Tecumseh's chief warrior at the battle of the River Thames. September 1858. Brantford, Ontario.
Veteran of Napoleon's Guard, Monsieur Dreuse of 2nd Light Horse Lancers of the Guard, c. 1813-14, dressed in his uniform and regalia in 1858
Aboriginal man ornamented for a corroboree ca. 1858
Clifford Henry Mecham with men from 9th Bengal Lancers (Hodson's Horse) circa 1858 - by Felice Beato.
Peacock's Throne Room, Teheran, Iran, 1858 by Luis Pesce
Nubian Woman Carrying Water, 1858, by Roger Fenton.
first photo of a sports team, New York Knickerbockers (left) posing with their rivals. 1858
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