What do you think of when you hear the word, selfie?
And to make matters worse, Millennials are pointed-out as being the pinnacle of this supposed ‘problem’ of a ‘me generation’ when nothing could be further from the truth.
In fact, ‘selfies,’ as we call them today, may be nothing new at all…
“…if you think our Victorian ancestors didn’t have fun with film every once in a while, you might be pleasantly surprised to see this humorous collection of slides that prove you wrong. Recently ‘rediscovered’ in the Northumberland Archives, the slides show silly faces and funny expressions are definitely not the exclusive domain of the selfie generation.”
These could arguably be called some of the worlds first selfies…from the 1800’s…