The Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division (P&P) has more than 8,500 images depicting Turkey.Most of these images show locations within the boundaries of the present day Republic of Turkey, although some show Syria and other regions that were part of the Ottoman Empire when the photographs were taken.While the earliest item is a print depicting Istanbul from 1650, most items date from between 18.Many of these images can be found in the Prints and Photographs Online Catalog (PPOC).I'm not sure the intent of the picture, but perhaps it shows a model for our ancestors' idea of the perfect holiday meal. This picture gives us insight into the holiday festivities for this mythical couple. This particular image tells us that only two people were at dinner and that the turkey/chicken was the main part of the meal.
It's a good time to celebrate our female ancestors. In the pile were two very interesting images of a tailor shop in Baltimore, Md.
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Colorize Old Pictures for a Look at Your Ancestor's World It's easy to imagine our ancestors' world as black and white, but of course they were surrounded by color.
Algorithmia is a free site that helps you colorize black-and-white pictures to bring them closer to a real-life view. Upload a picture to the site and see a comparison of the image in black and white, and color.