15 Side-By-Side Portraits Of Famous Historical Figures And Their Direct Descendants

famous historical figure Charles Dickens descendant Gerald Charles Dickens portraits photography drew gardner

Drew Gardner is a photographer, interested in capturing historical figures. He has featured direct descendants of the some of most famous historical figures.

History isn’t as much as boring as it seems. Gardener a talented photographer; he has researched a lot before approaching the descendants of the historical figures. He has gone through minute details of them to capture their photographs.

All the hard works of Gardener has paid off because the results were outstanding. They seem like they have come directly from the history book. He has used the props, costume to give an authentic look to the picture.

The lightning done by Gardener was superb. He has done everything patiently and calmly. He has used every possible tip and trick to give them a historical look. There’s an only minute difference between the pictures of historical figures and their descendants.

How did everything start? How Gardener got the thought of making a portrait of historical figures and their descendants. It was all started 15 years ago when Gardner’s mother told him that he looks like his grandfather a lot.

There Gardner thought that if he looks like his grandfather, so the people alive today would have the resemblance of their famous forefathers. There are several criteria on which Gardner decided to recreate the famous iconic historical figure.

The Internet was the biggest helper of Gardner to trace the descendants. Not only the internet but Gardener has used the other source as well as he has visited the museum, worked with genealogists. But the true things happen when he started working with his models.

Gardner had made a connection with his models. They also get a chance to know more about their forefathers. This all process of shooting deepens the relationship between the models and Gardner.

Table Of Contents

#1 Liza De Giocondo (The Mona Lisa) (Left) And Irina Guicciardini Strozzi (Right) The 15 Times Great-Granddaughter Of Liza De Giocondo

famous historical figure Mona Lisa descendant Irina Guicciardini Strozzi portraits photography Drew Gardner

#2 Charles Dickens (Left), 1858 And Gerald Charles Dickens (Right) Dickens’s, Great-Great-Grandson

famous historical figure Charles Dickens descendant Gerald Charles Dickens portraits photography Drew Gardner

#3 Napoleon (Left), 1812 And Hugo De Salis (Right) The Great-Great-Great-Great-Grandson Of Napoleon

famous historical figure Napoleon descendant Hugo De Salis portraits photography drew gardner

#4 Thomas Jefferson (Left), 1800 And Shannon Lanier (Right) Sixth Great-Grandson Of Thomas Jefferson

Famous historical figure Thomas Jefferson descendant Shannon Lanier portraits photography drew gardner

#5 Charles II (Left), 1653 And Lord Charles Fitzroy (Right) The 9 Times Great-Grandson Of Charles II

famous historical figure Charles two descendant Lord Charles Fitzroy portraits photography drew gardner

#6 Emeline Pankhurst (Left) And Helen Pankhurst (Right) The Great-Granddaughter Of Emeline Pankhurst

Famous historical figure Emeline Pankhurst descendant Helen Pankhurst portraits photography drew gardner

#7 William Wordsworth (Left), 1798 Andtom Wontner (Right) Wordsworth’s Great-Great-Great-Great-Grandson

left William Wordsworth 1798 Right Andtom Wontner Wordsworth Great-Great-Great-Great-Grandson

#8 Clive Of India, Robert Clive, 1773 (Left) And Robert Holden (Right) The Great-Great-Great-Great-Great-Grandson Of Clive Of India

Famous historical figure Clive of India Robert Clive descendant Robert Holden portraits photography drew gardner

#9 Oliver Cromwell (Left), 1653-1654 And Charles Bush (Right) The Great-Great-Great-Great-Great-Great-Great-Great-Great-Grandson Of Oliver Cromwell

Famous historical figure Oliver Cromwell descendant Charles Bush portraits photography drew gardner

#10 Horatio Nelson (Left), 1800 And William John Raglan Horatio Tribe (Right) Nelson’s Great-Great-Great-Great-Grandson

Famous historical figure Horatio Nelson descendant William John Raglan Horatio Tribe portraits photography drew gardner

#11 Berthe Morisot (Left), 1872 And Lucie Rouart (Right) The Great-Granddaughter Of Berthe Morisot

Famous historical figure Berthe Morisot descendant Lucie Rouart portraits photography drew gardner

#12 Frederick Douglass (Left), 1863 And Reuben L. Andrews (Right)

Famous historical figure Frederick Douglass descendant Reuben L andrews portraits photography drew gardner

#13 Arthur Wellesley 1st Duke Of Wellington (Left), 1824 And Jeremy Clyde (Right) The Great-Great-Great-Grandson Of The 1st Duke Of Wellington

Famous historical figure Arthur Wellesley descendant Jeremy Clyde portraits photography Drew Gardner

#14 Isambard Kingdom Brunel, 1857 (Left) And Isambard Thomas (Right), Brunel’s Great-Great-Great-Grandson

Famous historical figure Isambard Kingdom Brunel descendant Isambard Thomas portraits photography drew gardner

#15 Elizabeth Cady Stanton (left), 1850 And Elizabeth Jenkins-Sahlin (Right)

Famous historical figure Elizabeth Cady Stanton descendant Elizabeth jenkins sahlin portraits photography Drew Gardner
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