Vintage selfie celebrities made before it became mainstream

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.

Vintage selfie celebrities made before it became mainstream

Vintage selfie celebrities made before it became mainstream

Photo By Robert Cornelius. It is stored in the us Library of Congress.

Vintage selfie celebrities made before it became mainstream

Stanley Kubrick on the film "the Shining." Jack Nicholson apparently thought that taking pictures of him. 1980.

Vintage selfie celebrities made before it became mainstream

Rowan Atkinson, 1987.

Vintage selfie celebrities made before it became mainstream

Marilyn Monroe with his friend, 1962.

Vintage selfie celebrities made before it became mainstream

Frank Sinatra, the 1930-ies.

Vintage selfie celebrities made before it became mainstream

Again Stanley Kubrick. Perhaps his most famous photograph, 1949.

Vintage selfie celebrities made before it became mainstream

American astronaut buzz Aldrin, the second man to set foot on the moon, 1966.

Vintage selfie celebrities made before it became mainstream

Paul McCartney with the family, 1969.

Vintage selfie celebrities made before it became mainstream

Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, 1992.

Vintage selfie celebrities made before it became mainstream

George Harrison, 1966.

Vintage selfie celebrities made before it became mainstream

John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy, 1954.

Vintage selfie celebrities made before it became mainstream

Michael Jackson, 1996.

Vintage selfie celebrities made before it became mainstream

Sophia Loren and the famous photographer Richard Avedon, 1960-ies.

Vintage selfie celebrities made before it became mainstream

Madonna, 1982.

Vintage selfie celebrities made before it became mainstream

American singer Stevie nicks, 1970-ies.

Vintage selfie celebrities made before it became mainstream

John Lennon, 1967.

Vintage selfie celebrities made before it became mainstream

American photojournalist Terry Fincher, 1966.

Vintage selfie celebrities made before it became mainstream

Jeff bridges and Sam Elliott in the movie "the Big Lebowski", 1998.

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