Points of View: capturing the 19th century in photographs is the first major photography exhibition at the British Library, showing…

“for the first time, a selection of images from the British Library’s unique collections”

The free exhibition runs from 30th October 2009 to 7th March 2010. If you can’t afford to visit London, there’s a 176-page book and an online version of the exhibition with hi-res zoomable images (timeline “coming soon”).

Frog x-ray photographs, c.1896.