Saturday, January 31, 2015

Friday, January 30, 2015

Union Zouaves of the 23rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Posing in Front of a Tent During the Civil War


Union Zouaves of the 23rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment posing in front of a tent in an unidentified camp during the Civil War. Attributed to Mathew Brady. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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Portrait of Union Captain H. Drake Alexander of the 33rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment During the Civil War


Portrait of Union Captain H. Drake Alexander of the 33rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment posing in front of a tent in an unidentified camp during the Civil War. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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Two Views of the Presentation of Colors to the 36th (Herefordshire) Regiment of Foot by the Prince of Wales, the Future Edward VII, in Curragh Camp Near Kildare, Ireland (1861)



Two views of the presentation of colors to the 36th (Herefordshire) Regiment of Foot by the Prince of Wales, the future Edward VII, in Curragh Camp near Kildare, Ireland, September 10, 1861. By Edward Dyne Fenton.

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British Soldiers in Skirmish and Regimental Line Formations Posing During Drilling (1861)


British soldiers in skirmish and regimental line formations posing during drilling, 1861. By Edward Dyne Fenton.

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Portraits of Union Soldiers of the 7th Regiment New York State Militia Posing in Front of Tents During the Civil War



Portraits of Union soldiers of the 7th Regiment New York State Militia posing in front of tents in an unidentified camp during the Civil War. Attributed to Mathew Brady.

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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Captain Harrison H. Jeffords and Another Union Zouave of the 4th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment Posing in Front of a Tent During the Civil War


Captain Harrison H. Jeffords (right) and another young Union Zouave of the 4th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment posing in front of a tent in an unidentified tent during the Civil War. Jeffords was mortally wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg. Attributed to Mathew Brady. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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Carte De Visite Portrait of Confederate Signal Corps Soldier James B. MacLellan Who Served on the Blockade Runner CSS Wren During the Civil War


Carte de visite portrait of Confederate Signal Corps soldier James B. MacLellan who served on the blockade runner CSS Wren during the Civil War. By J. M. Margeson.

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American Troops Receiving Typhoid Vaccinations During World War 1


American troops receiving typhoid vaccinations during World War 1.

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Four Union Zouaves of the 4th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment During the Civil War


Four Union Zouaves of the 4th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment posing in an unidentified camp during the Civil War. Attributed to Mathew Brady. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Tintype Portrait of John Wilkes Booth Sitting in a Gothic-Style Chair


Tintype portrait of John Wilkes Booth sitting in a Gothic-style chair. By Case and Getchell.

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Portrait of Second Lieutenant Philip Sheridan (1853)


Portrait of Second Lieutenant Philip Sheridan, c. 1853.

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Time-Lapse View of the Smithsonian Castle and the United States Capitol Taken During the Civil War in Washington, D.C. (1863)


Time-lapse view of Independence Avenue with the Smithsonian Castle and the United States Capitol in the distance taken during the Civil War in Washington, D.C., c. 1863. The US Capitol dome is said to still be under construction. Attributed to Mathew Brady.

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View of the Headquarters of the U.S. Sanitary Commission and Surrounding Businesses on Broadway During the Civil War in New York City


View of the headquarters of the U.S. Sanitary Commission and surrounding businesses on Broadway during the Civil War in New York City. Attributed to Mathew Brady.

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Three Union Soldiers of the 2nd Rhode Island Volunteer Infantry Regiment Posing in an Unidentified Camp During the Civil War


Three Union soldiers of the 2nd Rhode Island Volunteer Infantry Regiment posing in an unidentified camp during the Civil War. Attributed to Mathew Brady. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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Union Soldiers of the 2nd Rhode Island Volunteer Infantry Regiment Posing With an African American Camp Servant During the Civil War


Union soldiers of the 2nd Rhode Island Volunteer Infantry Regiment posing with an African American man, probably a camp servant, in an unidentified camp during the Civil War. Attributed to Mathew Brady. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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Union Soldiers of the 22nd Regiment New York State Militia Posing in a Camp Near Harpers Ferry, Virginia (1862)


Union soldiers of the 22nd Regiment New York State Militia posing in a camp near Harpers Ferry, Virginia, 1862. Attributed to Mathew Brady.

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Union Soldiers of the 7th Regiment New York State Militia Posing in Front of a Tent During the Civil War


Union soldiers of the 7th Regiment New York State Militia posing in front of a tent in an unidentified camp during the Civil War. Attributed to Mathew Brady. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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Two Union Soldiers of the 7th Regiment New York State Militia and a Civilian Posing in a Tent During the Civil War


Two Union soldiers of the 7th Regiment New York State Militia and a civilian posing in a tent in an unidentified camp during the Civil War. Attributed to Mathew Brady.

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Union Zouaves of the 4th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment Posing in Front of a Tent in an Unidentified Camp During the Civil War


Union Zouaves of the 4th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment posing in front of a tent in an unidentified camp during the Civil War. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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Sunday, January 25, 2015

Union Soldiers From Company F of the 4th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment During the Civil War


Union soldiers from Company F of the 4th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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Carte De Visite Portrait of Unidentified Militimen Posing in Front of a Tent With a Bearing a Ku Klux Klan Sign


Carte de visite portrait of unidentified militimen posing in front of a tent bearing a Ku Klux Klan sign on it possibly near Hartford, Connecticut, c. 1860's. By Camp.

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Portrait of Union Brigadier General George Armstrong Custer and His Wife Elizabeth (1864)


Portrait of Union Brigadier General George Armstrong Custer and his wife Elizabeth, February 16, 1864. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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Hand-Colored Tintype Portrait of Two Unidentified Union Soldiers During the Civil War


Hand-colored tintype portrait of two unidentified Union soldiers during the Civil War.

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Participants of the First American Chess Congress Posing For a Group Portrait in New York City (1857)


Participants of the First American Chess Congress posing for a group portrait, New York City, November 1857.

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A Bombproof Eatery Named the "Fruit & Oyster House" Built by a Sutler During the Siege of Petersburg, Virginia (1864)


An unidentified man posing in front of a bombproof eatery set up by a sutler during the Siege of Petersburg, Virginia, c. 1864. By Timothy O'Sullivan. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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Saturday, January 24, 2015

Japanese Troops Gathering Wood to Build a Funeral Pyre for the Bodies of Unidentified Dead Soldiers Near Liaoyang, China, During the Russo-Japanese War (1904)


Japanese troops gathering wood to build a funeral pyre for the bodies of unidentified dead soldiers near Liaoyang, China, during the Russo-Japanese War, c. 1904. By Jimmy Hare.

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Daguerreotype View of Soldiers Guarding a Gate During the Exposition Universelle, a World’s Fair Held Along the Champs-Élysées in Paris, France (1855)


Daguerreotype view of soldiers guarding a gate during the Exposition Universelle, a world’s fair held along the Champs-Élysées in Paris, France, 1855. By Hermann Krone.

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French Soldiers Preparing For an Assault Near Montdidier on the Somme Front During World War 1


French soldiers preparing for an assault near Montdidier on the Somme Front during World War 1. Animated stereoview.

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Friday, January 23, 2015

American Soldiers Posing in a Street in Saltillo, Mexico, During the Mexican-American War (1847)


"American Volunteer Infantry standing along a street in Saltillo, Mexico," c. 1847. American soldiers posing in a street in Saltillo, Mexico, during the Mexican-American War.

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Daguerreotype View of a Group of People on Board and Around a Docked Ship During the Mexican-American War (1847)


Daguerreotype view of a group of people, probably American soldiers and/or sailors, on board and around a docked ship, location unknown, c. 1847. From a collection of photographs documenting the Mexican-American War. The image is possibly related to American military transportation involved in the conflict.

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Daguerreotype Portrait of a Smiling Captain William H. Chapman and Captain Moses Merrill of the 5th U.S. Infantry Regiment During the Mexican-American War Believed to Have Been Taken in Veracruz, Mexico (1847)


Daguerreotype portrait of a smiling Captain William H. Chapman (left) and Captain Moses Merrill of the 5th U.S. Infantry Regiment during the Mexican-American War believed to have been taken in Veracruz, Mexico, April 1847. Merrill was killed in the 1847 Battle of Molino del Rey and Chapman went on to fight in the Civil War. Attributed to Charles J.C. Betts. One of the earliest surviving photograph of a smiling person.

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Animated Time-Lapse Carte De Visite Portraits of John Wilkes Booth


Animated time-lapse carte de visite portraits of John Wilkes Booth. They were probably taken with a camera that had at least four lenses as these photographs look like they were taken with two lenses which were directly over each other.

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

Portrait of Union Soldier Aaron Shertzer From Company J of the 87th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment Who Suffered an Axe Wound to His Left Foot During the Civil War


Portrait of Union soldier Aaron Shertzer from Company J of the 87th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment who suffered an axe wound to his left foot during the Civil War. By Dr. Reed Bontecou. Animated stereoview.

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Animated Stereoscopic Daguerreotype Self-Portrait of Antoine Claudet With His Son (1856)


Animated stereoscopic daguerreotype self-portrait of Antoine Claudet (right) posing with his son, Francis, and his focimeter (lensmeter) invention, c. 1856. By Antoine Claudet.

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Portrait of Union General Daniel Sickles and His Staff During the Civil War


Portrait of Union General Daniel Sickles and his staff during the Civil War. Attributed to Mathew Brady. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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Animated Stereoscopic Hand-Colored Daguerreotype Portrait of a Woman Painting


Animated stereoscopic hand-colored daguerreotype portrait of a woman painting, c. 1850's. By Chappuis.

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Photograph Taken During Prisoner Exchange Negotiations Between Union and Confederate Officers Under Flags of Truce at Camp Fisk in Vicksburg, Mississippi (1865)


Photograph taken during prisoner exchange negotiations between Union and Confederate officers under flags of truce at Camp Fisk in Vicksburg, Mississippi, April 1865. Many of the wounded Union POWs released as a result of these negotiations died after the boilers of the SS Sultana, the steamship they were traveling back home on, exploded near Memphis, Tennessee, on April 27, 1865.

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Hand-Colored Daguerreotype Portrait of an Unidentified Sailor Holding a Cigar (1850)


Hand-colored daguerreotype portrait of an unidentified sailor holding a cigar, c. 1850.

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Daguerreotype of Two Couples Posing in Front of a House



Daguerreotype of two couples posing in front of a house, c. 1840’s. Attributed to the Langenheim brothers.

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Two Group Portraits of Union Officers of the 60th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Posing at Fauquier Sulfur Springs, Virginia (1862)



Two group portraits of Union officers of the 60th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment posing at Fauquier Sulfur Springs, Virginia, August 1862. By Timothy O'Sullivan. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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Carte De Visite Portrait of John Wilkes Booth With His Right Hand on a Book


Cropped tintype version which has a sharper look.

Carte de visite portrait of John Wilkes Booth with his right hand on a book. By George Godfrey of Rochester according to tintype version auction entry.

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Tintype Portrait of Wild Bill Hickok (1870)


Tintype portrait of Wild Bill Hickok, c. 1870.

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