Mary and Thomas Brittingham in Egypt, 1904.
Mary and Thomas Brittingham of Madison, Wisconsin were a jet-setting power couple before there were jets. Between 1897 and 1924, they visited at least 22 states and 32 countries including Egypt, Algeria, Portugal, Japan, Panama, Venezuela and Jamaica. Like any tourists, they photographed their travels extensively.
via: Brittingham Family Lantern Slide Collection, University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
read more: Chris Hartman, The Brittingham Family, UW-Madison Archives