Are these the first ever photographs of cats?

These daguerreotypes date from around 1840 to 1860 and are possibly the first ever photographs of cats.

A little bit later, Harry Pointer of Brighton began photographing cats. By the 1870s he had made several hundred photographs of cats. Read more about him here.

Author: Janet Carr

Fashion, beauty and animal loving language consultant from South Africa living in Stockholm, Sweden.

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