Thursday, November 16, 2017

“German Winter Watch in the Vosges. Firing a Heavy Howitzer.“ German Soldiers in the Vosges Mountains of France During World War 1 (1910's)


“German winter watch in the Vosges. Firing a heavy howitzer.“ German soldiers in the Vosges Mountains of France during World War 1.

Source: National Archives and Records Administration.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Portrait of Union Drummer Boy George D. Howell Who Served With Company H of the 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment During the American Civil War (1860′s)


Portrait of Union drummer boy George D. Howell who served with Company H of the 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the American Civil War, c. 1860′s. From the book History of the Twenty Third Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Birney's Zouaves Three Months and Three Years Service published in 1904.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

“The First Photograph From the Front: German Cavalrymen, Wounded During the Advance on Liège, Being Bandaged” (1914)


“The first photograph from the front: German cavalrymen, wounded during the advance on Liège, being bandaged.” Taken during the German invasion of Belgium in August 1914. From The Illustrated War News magazine published in 1914.

Instantaneous Stereoview of Sailing Vessels in Havana Harbor, Cuba (1860)


Instantaneous stereoview of sailing vessels in Havana Harbor, Cuba, 1860. By American photographer George Barnard.

Source: Library of Congress.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Copy Negative Portrait of a Woman and Child Only Identified as R. Mead (1860′s)


Copy negative portrait of a woman and child only identified as R. Mead, c. 1860′s. Possibly intended to be made into a hidden mother carte de visite print. Attributed to Mathew Brady.

Source: National Archives and Records Administration.