Thursday, March 26, 2015

The Body of a Dead German Soldier Lying in a Ditch Somewhere in Belgium During World War 1 (1917)


The body of a dead German soldier lying in a ditch somewhere in Belgium during World War 1, c. 1917.

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View of a Pontoon Bridge Built by the 50th New York Engineer Regiment Over the Pamunkey River at Nelson's Crossing, Virginia (1864)


View of a pontoon bridge built by the 50th New York Engineer Regiment over the Pamunkey River at Nelson's Crossing, Virginia, May 1864. The head of an unidentified man is visible in the foreground. By Timothy O'Sullivan. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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Animated Stereoscopic Color Autochrome Portrait of an Unidentified French Officer During World War 1 (1914)


Animated stereoscopic color autochrome portrait of an unidentified French officer during World War 1, c. 1914.

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Union Soldiers From Company A of the 8th Regiment New York State Militia Posing in a Camp in Arlington, Virginia (1861)


Union soldiers from Company A of the 8th Regiment New York State Militia posing in a camp in Arlington, Virginia, June 1861.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Daguerreotype View of the Unitarian Congregational Church of the Messiah Along Broadway in New York City (1839)


Daguerreotype view of the Unitarian Congregational Church of the Messiah along Broadway in New York City, c. 1839. Believed to be the earliest surviving photograph of New York City. By Samuel Morse and John Draper.

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Two Views of a Native American Delegation Posing With Unidentified Men on the Grounds of the White House Possibly During the Civil War

The group posing in front of the south side of the White House.



The group posing somewhere on the grounds of the White House.


Two views of a Native American delegation posing with unidentified men on the grounds of the White House possibly during the Civil War, c. 1860's. Attributed to Mathew Brady.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Vignette Portrait of John Wilkes Booth (1864)


Vignette portrait of John Wilkes Booth, 1864. From Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose.

Two Scenes of Two Unidentified Union Officers and Two Soldiers of the 33rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Posing With a Horse During the Civil War


The uncropped image uniquely includes the shadow of the camera and the photographer. The far distance of the subjects from the camera makes the uncropped images not look very good when animated though.

Two scenes of two unidentified Union officers and another two soldiers of the 33rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment posing with a horse in an unidentified camp during the Civil War. Attributed to Mathew Brady. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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French Soldiers Eating a Meal in a Front Line Trench in Notre Dame de Lorette, France, During World War 1


French soldiers eating a meal in a front line trench in Notre Dame de Lorette, France, during World War 1. Animated stereoview.

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Militiamen of the 1st Regiment, Missouri State Guards, Posing at Camp Lewis Which Was Set up on Fair Grounds in St. Louis, Missouri (1860)


"Camp Lewis, 1st Regiment, Missouri State Guards, Col. A. R. Easton, St. Louis Fair Grounds. Salted Paper Print, 1860." Militiamen of the 1st Regiment, Missouri State Guards, posing at Camp Lewis which was set up on fair grounds in St. Louis, Missouri, 1860.

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