Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Portrait of an unidentified girl taken by an unidentified American photographer, c. 1850′s/1860′s.
Source: Library of Congress.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Portrait of American Stage Actor Joseph Jefferson Dressed as Old Rip Van Winkle Taken by Napoleon Sarony (1869)
Portrait of American stage actor Joseph Jefferson dressed as old Rip Van Winkle by Napoleon Sarony, 1869. From an edition of the book Rip Van Winkle A Legend of the Kaatskill Mountains by Washington Irving published in 1871.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Children Watching a Public Health Film Projected on the Bermondsey Borough Health Propaganda Cinemotor Truck in the Bermondsey Section of London, England (1938)
Children watching a public health film projected on the Bermondsey Borough Health Propaganda Cinemotor truck in the Bermondsey section of London, England, 1938.
Source: Wellcome Images.
Monday, October 29, 2018
Daguerreotype portrait of 11-year-old Elihu Vedder dressed as a schoolboy, c. 1847. He would go on to be a noted American symbolist painter, book illustrator, and poet.
Source: Archives of American Art.
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Tintype Portrait of a Group of Young Men and Women Wearing Bathing Suits Taken Somewhere in the United States (1880's/1890's)
Tintype portrait of a group of young men and women wearing bathing suits taken somewhere in the United States, c. 1880-1900.
Monday, October 15, 2018
Tintype portrait of three men smoking cigars, c. 1880-1900.
Sunday, October 7, 2018
Portrait of a Franciscan monk probably taken in Rome, the Papal States, c. 1860.
Monday, October 1, 2018
Portrait of Members of the London Branch Civil War Veterans Probably Taken in London, England (1910′s)
Portrait of members of the London Branch Civil War Veterans probably taken in London, England, c. 1910′s. From the book Souvenir of Abraham Lincoln published in 1920.
Monday, September 24, 2018
Mugshot of a unidentified man arrested by police in Sacramento, California, c. 1869.
Source: Sacramento Police Department.
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Daguerreotype View of the Launch of the First-Rate 131-Gun HMS Marlborough in Portsmouth, England (1855)
Daguerreotype view of the launch of the first-rate 131-gun HMS Marlborough in Portsmouth, England, July 31, 1855. By British photographer Thomas Richard Williams.