Wednesday, May 23, 2018

View of a Busy Market Street in San Francisco, California (1890′s)


View of a busy Market Street in San Francisco, California, c. 1890′s. By Isaiah West Taber.

Source: Library of Congress.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Union Soldiers and Civilians Posing in an Encampment and On the Ruins of the Morris Island Lighthouse Near Charleston, South Carolina, During the American Civil War (1863)


Union soldiers and civilians posing in an encampment and on the ruins of the Morris Island Lighthouse near Charleston, South Carolina, during the American Civil War in July or August 1863. Some of the men on the pile of rubble are possibly watching distant exchanges of artillery fire by Union and Confederate forces in Charleston Harbor. By photographers Haas and Peale.

Source: Library of Congress.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Hand-Colored Stereoview of a Buffalo and New York City Railroad Bridge Over the Genesee River Near Portage, New York (1860)


Hand-colored stereoview of a Buffalo and New York City Railroad bridge over the Genesee River near Portage, New York, c. 1860. By the New York Stereoscopic Company.

Source: New York Public Library.

Friday, May 11, 2018