Friday, May 27, 2016

Animated Stereoscopic Portrait of Swedish Soprano Christine Nilsson (1874)


Animated stereoscopic portrait of Swedish soprano Christine Nilsson, February 1874. By Jeremiah Gurney.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Daguerreotype Portrait of Second Lieutenant Ulysses S. Grant Taken in Bethel, Ohio, Shortly After His Graduation From the United States Military Academy at West Point (1843)


Daguerreotype portrait of Second Lieutenant Ulysses S. Grant taken in Bethel, Ohio, shortly after his graduation from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, 1843.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

A Young Woman Demonstrating an Electrophone With Which She Could Listen to Live Entertainment Such as Plays and Concerts Over the Telephone Line (1901)


A young woman demonstrating an electrophone with which she could listen to live entertainment such as plays and concerts over the telephone line, 1901. By Foulsham and Banfield. From the March 30, 1901 issue of Black and White Budget.