The World’s Oldest Photos of Animals
The oldest existing photos of (mostly)living animals.
In 2015 there were about 6.5 billion cat pictures online. But cat photos are nothing new. We have been photographing our cats, dogs, chickens, and other animals since the introduction of the camera in 1839.
As any pet lover with a camera knows, animals don’t tolerate lengthy photo sessions. During the 1840s and ’50s, the…