Vintage “Selfies” from the 1800s

The term SELFIE was declared as “Word of the Year” in 2013 by Oxford Dictionaries, but the concept was born centuries before smartphones and the invention of Instagram!

Here are some of the best vintage “selfies” we found.

We present the true pioneers of the selfie..the original hipsters!

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We’ve made an awesome Pinterest Board full of old fashioned photos.  take a look to find more fascinating pieces of history!