Vintage selfie celebrities made before it became mainstreamPictolic
The word "selfie" came into use after being in the pocket of every passer-by appeared smartphone. But to take a photo of yourself, of course, began long before that. The world's first selfie is considered the photographer Robert Cornelius, which he did in Philadelphia in 1839. American used the enhanced dagerotipii plate that allowed to reduce time of exposure: Robert only five minutes stood still.
With the development of photography, the need for such self-torture anymore, but not yet invented gadgets with front-facing cameras, selfies were not too popular genre. More interesting to look at the selfies taken by celebrities of the past. This selfie is much more diverse than modern.
Photo By Robert Cornelius. It is stored in the us Library of Congress.
Stanley Kubrick on the film "the Shining." Jack Nicholson apparently thought that taking pictures of him. 1980.
Rowan Atkinson, 1987.
Marilyn Monroe with his friend, 1962.
Frank Sinatra, the 1930-ies.
Again Stanley Kubrick. Perhaps his most famous photograph, 1949.
American astronaut buzz Aldrin, the second man to set foot on the moon, 1966.
Paul McCartney with the family, 1969.
Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, 1992.
George Harrison, 1966.
John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy, 1954.
Michael Jackson, 1996.
Sophia Loren and the famous photographer Richard Avedon, 1960-ies.
American singer Stevie nicks, 1970-ies.
John Lennon, 1967.
American photojournalist Terry Fincher, 1966.
Jeff bridges and Sam Elliott in the movie "the Big Lebowski", 1998.