Henry Peach Robinson (1830-1901) was an English photographer. His photos appear to attempt to capture the feeling of Victorian genre painting.
Fading Away (1858)
In Kilbrennan Sound (1895)
Hugh Welch Diamond (1869)
[Hugh Welch Diamond was another photographer (and a psychiatrist as well!)]
What follows is a series of four photos depicting the tale of "Little Red Riding Hood" - an early use of photography as storytelling!