Sunday, August 30, 2015

Daguerreotype Portrait of an Unidentified Man Believed to be a Hawaiian Missionary With His Hand on the Hiram Bingham Book “A Residence of Twenty-One Years in the Sandwich Islands”


Daguerreotype portrait of an unidentified man believed to be a Hawaiian missionary with his hand on the Hiram Bingham book “A Residence of Twenty-One Years in the Sandwich Islands,” c. 1850.

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Saturday, August 29, 2015

Two Views of People Playing Baseball at Central Park in New York City (1860's)



Two views of people playing baseball at Central Park in New York City, c. 1860's. Numerous players and spectators are visible and possibly two games are being played. By Charles Warren Woodward or Gustavus W. Pach. Animated stereoviews.

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Thursday, August 27, 2015

A Group of Men Posing in Front of a Public School Under Construction in Leavenworth, Kansas (1867)


A group of men posing in front of a public school under construction in Leavenworth, Kansas, 1867. By Alexander Gardner.

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View of Union Troops Building a Pontoon Bridge Over the Port Royal Sound in Beaufort, South Carolina (1862)


View of Union troops building a pontoon bridge over the Port Royal Sound in Beaufort, South Carolina, March 1862. By Timothy O'Sullivan. Animated stereoview.

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Sunday, August 23, 2015

View of Traffic on Turnpike Bridge in Lawrence, Kansas (1867)


View of traffic on Turnpike Bridge in Lawrence, Kansas, 1867. The darkroom used to develop this photograph is possibly visible on the back of the wagon on the left. By Alexander Gardner. Animated stereoview.

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