TIL – in 1852, Conrad Heyer sat for a Daguerreotype at the age of 103, becoming one of (if not the) earliest born people photographed. Born in 1749, he fought in the Revolution under George Washington’s command.

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Likely the earliest born person to be photographed -whilst alive. Otherwise Tutankhamun beats him by many centuries.

failurebeatssuccess

How the heck did people live past 100 in those days?! They ate lead for breakfast and had no modern medicine 😲

SnafuInTheVoid

He wasn’t even particularly young in the Revolution.

goteamnick

He looks like George Washington.

starfleetdropout6

That’s an impressive age for someone in the 1800’s.

FearGunner