Obelisk Art History
The Artists

Robert Cornelius
The inventor of the selfie

Robert Cornelius, The Artists

Robert Cornelius was a U.S. Photographer born on March 1, 1809. Cornelius contributed to the Early Photography movement and died on August 10, 1893.

Self-portrait, Robert Cornelius

Self-portrait 1839

View of intersection of Eighth Street and Market Street, Philadelphia, Robert Cornelius

View of intersection of Eighth Street and Market Street, Philadelphia 1840

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