Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Portraits of Members of the Police Department of Hartford, Connecticut (1868)

Portraits of members of the police department of Hartford, Connecticut, 1868. By Stuart. From the book Historical Sketch of the Police Service of Hartford, From 1636 to 1901.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Union Soldiers Posing in Front of Bungalows Which Served as Their Winter Quarters in Corinth, Mississippi (1862)


Union soldiers posing in front of bungalows which served as their winter quarters in Corinth, Mississippi, 1862. From Miller's Photographic History of the Civil War.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Friday, August 26, 2016

Ambrotype Portrait of Abraham Lincoln in Danville, Illinois (1857)

Ambrotype portrait of Abraham Lincoln in Danville, Illinois, May 1857. By Amon T. Joslin. Image from the book Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose.

Italian Troops of a Regiment From Florence Resting After a Battle on the Italian Front During World War 1

Italian troops of a regiment from Florence resting after a battle on the Italian front during World War 1. From the book Pictorial History of the Great War.

Animated Comedic Hand-Colored Stereoview of a Girl and a Cat Titled "Wake Up; You Lazy Pussy" (1898)

Animated comedic hand-colored stereoview of a girl and a cat titled "wake up; you lazy pussy," 1898. Published by Underwood and Underwood.


Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Stereoview Portrait of a Cat Somewhere in Worcester County, Massachusetts (1800's)

Stereoview portrait of a cat somewhere in Worcester County, Massachusetts, c. 1800′s. By F. V. Sargent.


Portrait of Union Soldiers and Civilians Posing in Front of a Sutler Store Somewhere in Tennessee During the Civil War (1865)

Portrait of Union soldiers and civilians posing in front of a sutler store somewhere in Tennessee during the Civil War, c. 1865. Getty claims that the building is a quartermaster's storehouse of the 159th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment. From Miller's Photographic History of the Civil War.

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