Friday, March 24, 2017

Animated Stereoview Portrait of a Family in a House Near Newport, Rhode Island (1850's/1860's)


Animated stereoview portrait of a family in a house near Newport, Rhode Island, c. 1850's/1860's.

Source: New York Public Library.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Three American Soldiers Posing in Front of a Building in Fort Keogh, Montana (1889)


Three American soldiers posing in front of a building in Fort Keogh, Montana, c. 1889.

Source: National Archives and Records Administration.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Hand-Colored Animated Stereoscopic Daguerreotype Portrait of an Unidentified Boy (1850's)


Hand-colored animated stereoscopic daguerreotype portrait of an unidentified boy, c. 1850's. By Antoine Claudet.

Source: National Gallery of Canada.

View of Crowds Watching Union Soldiers of the 1st Rhode Island Volunteer Infantry Regiment in Exchange Place in Providence, Rhode Island, Shortly Before Their Departure for Washington, D.C. (1861)


View of crowds watching Union soldiers of the 1st Rhode Island Volunteer Infantry Regiment in Exchange Place in Providence, Rhode Island, shortly before their departure for Washington, D.C., April 20, 1861. From Miller's Photographic History of the Civil War.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Panoramic View of German Soldiers During a Mock Battle Shortly Before the Start of World War 1 (1910's)


Panoramic view of German soldiers during a mock battle shortly before the start of World War 1, c. 1914. Published in a 1914 compilation book of Illustrated War News.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Carte De Visite View of the Bank of the Republic Building Draped in Mourning and a Busy Broadway in New York City, New York (1865)


Carte de visite view of a busy Broadway in New York City, New York, c. 1865. The Bank of the Republic building visible on the corner is draped in mourning possibly in memory of Abraham Lincoln. By George Stacy.

Source: Library of Congress.