Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Union Soldiers and Civilians Posing on the US Sanitary Commission Hospital Steamer Named Red Rover During the American Civil War (1860′s)


Union soldiers and civilians posing on the US Sanitary Commission hospital steamer named Red Rover during the American Civil War, c. 1860′s.

Source: New York Public Library.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Daguerreotype Portrait of an Unidentified Man (1850′s)


Daguerreotype portrait of an unidentified man, c. 1850′s.

Source: Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Map Showing the Possible Routes Which German Zeppelins Could Use to Bomb England Published Near the Start of World War 1 in August 1914


Map showing the possible routes which German Zeppelins could use to bomb England published near the start of World War 1 in August 1914. From The Illustrated War News magazine published in 1914.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Portrait of Union Soldiers of the 56th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment Playing a Game of Cards in a Camp During the American Civil War (1860′s)


Portrait of Union soldiers of the 56th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment playing a game of cards in a camp during the American Civil War, c. 1860′s. From the book War Diary and Letters of Stephen Minot Weld, 1861-1865 published in 1912.

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Map of French Forts Surrounding Paris Published Near The Start of World War 1 in September 1914


Map of French forts surrounding Paris published near the start of World War 1 in September 1914. From The Illustrated War News magazine published in 1914.