Lost Photos of History – A Republic, If You Can Keep It

A Republic, If You Can Keep It United States Founding Fathers: Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, George Washington & Thomas Jefferson Today, we are so familiar with candid photographs thanks to the proliferation of inexpensive digital cameras (we carry one everywhere we go in our smartphones), we forget that was not always the case. In early …
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The Lost Daguerreotype Photographs of James and Dolley Madison

Home >> Lost Photographs of History >> The Lost Daguerreotype Photographs of James and Dolley Madison The Lost Daguerreotype Photographs of James and Dolley Madison There exists in history events and situations that we know occurred but there is no visual record left behind to substantiate the fact.  Take the deeply loving and historical relationship …
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Lost Photos of History – James Madison In The Drawing Room At Montpelier

Home >> Lost Photographs of History >> Lost Photos of History – James Madison In The Drawing Room At Montpelier 4th U.S. President and Father of the Constitution, James Madison sits in his drawing room at Montpelier, Orange County, Virginia. James Madison was  known for dressing in black.  His trusted slave, Paul Jennings stated,  “I …
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Lost Photos of History – Dolley Madison at Montpelier

Home >> Lost Photographs of History >> The Lost Photos of History – Dolley Madison at Montpelier Lost Photos of History – Dolley Madison at Montpelier A visit with Dolley The year is 1825, and we made yet another visit to Montpelier in our time travel adventures. This time we got to speak more with …
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Mistaken Identity: James Madison, Grinch and the Tall Man of Phantasm

Does James Madison look like the Grinch and the Tall Man of Phantasm? A lot of people seem to think so. Almost every posting of my life mask reconstruction of James Madison on Facebook garners comments and images of either the Grinch or the Tall Man from the 70’s cult classic horror movie Phantasm. The …
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The Life Mask Face of James Madison – A Photoshop Reconstruction

Home >> Life Mask Facial Reconstructions of History >> The Life Mask Face of James Madison – A Photoshop Reconstruction The Life Mask Face of James Madison – A Photoshop Reconstruction What did James Madison Look Like? No photographs of James Madison exist, but we do have his life mask showing his exact likeness, wrinkles …
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The Life Mask Face of James Madison – A Photoshop Reconstruction Part II

Home >> Life Mask Facial Reconstructions of History >> The Life Mask Face of James Madison – A Photoshop Reconstruction Part II The Life Mask Face of James Madison – A Photoshop Reconstruction Part II Examining James Madison’s True Likeness This post is part III in the series of James Madison life mask posts. For …
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The Life Mask Face of Dolley Madison – A Photoshop Reconstruction

Home >> Life Mask Facial Reconstructions of History >> The Life Mask Face of Dolley Madison – A Photoshop Reconstruction The Life Mask Face of Dolley Madison – A Photoshop Reconstruction The Life Mask The life mask of Dolley Madison was taken from a plaster mold of her head created by John Henri Isaac Browere …
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Adobe Photoshop – Behind the Scenes of a “Fake” History Photo

Home >> Lost Photographs of History >>Adobe Photoshop – Behind the Scenes of a “Fake” History Photo Adobe Photoshop – Behind the Scenes of a “Fake” History Photo “Lost Photographs of History” is a series of blog posts at Digital Yarbs that feature “fake” photos from history using life masks. Life masks were used before …
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James Madison – UFO’s over Montpelier

President James Madison – There’s UFOs over Montpelier “Everybody’s flying and never touch the sky There’s UFO’s over New York and I ain’t too surprised Nobody told me there’d be days like these” – John Lennon Well, maybe not over New York Mr. Lennon but certainly aliens are visiting Montpelier, the plantation home of James …
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