Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Two African American Reverends Posing With Abraham Lincoln’s Horse Named Old Robin in Front of Lincoln’s House in Springfield, Illinois, Shortly After Lincoln’s Assassination (1865)


Two African American reverends posing with Abraham Lincoln’s horse named Old Robin in front of Lincoln’s house in Springfield, Illinois, shortly after Lincoln’s assassination, c. 1865. By F.W. Ingmire.

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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Confederate Soldiers of the Marion Light Artillery Posing With a Cannon on Coles Island, South Carolina (1861)


Confederate soldiers of the Marion Light Artillery posing with a cannon on Coles Island, South Carolina, 1861. By Osborn and Durbec. Animated stereoview.

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Daguerreotype Portrait of a Group of Schoolgirls Posing With Their Teacher in a Portrait Studio in Detroit, Michigan


Daguerreotype portrait of a group of schoolgirls posing with their teacher in a portrait studio in Detroit, Michigan, c. 1850′s. By Moses Sutton.

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Two View of a Crowd Greeting Union Soldiers of the 1st Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment After Their Return From Fighting in the First Battle of Bull Run at the D&M Railroad Depot in Detroit, Michigan (1861)



Two views of a crowd greeting Union soldiers of the 1st Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment after their return from fighting in the First Battle of Bull Run at the D&M Railroad Depot in Detroit, Michigan, August 2, 1861. Politician Lewis Cass is said to be speaking to the crowd and is probably standing with other dignitaries below the American flags. By Jex Bardwell. Animated stereoview.

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Animated Stereoscopic Portrait of Two Unidentified African American Boys Sitting on a Barrel at a Plantation


Animated stereoscopic portrait of two unidentified African American boys sitting on a barrel at a plantation, c. 1860's. By Jerome Nelson Wilson.

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Daguerreotype View of Henry Clay's Funeral Procession in Lexington, Kentucky (1852)


Daguerreotype view of Henry Clay's funeral procession in Lexington, Kentucky, July 10, 1852.

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Friday, March 27, 2015

Carte De Visite of a Group of Confederate POWs in the Union Prison Camp at Rock Island Prison Barracks in Illinois During the Civil War


Carte de visite of a group of Confederate POWs in the Union prison camp at Rock Island Prison Barracks in Illinois during the Civil War.

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Daguerreotype Portrait of an Unidentified Family From Maine


Daguerreotype portrait of an unidentified family from Maine, c. 1850. By John Adams Whipple.

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Review of Union Soldiers of the Excelsior Brigade on Review in an Unidentified Camp During the Civil War


A review of Union soldiers of the Excelsior Brigade in an unidentified camp during the Civil War. The units in this view are said to be of the 72nd, 73rd, and 74th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiments. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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Thursday, March 26, 2015

The Body of a Dead German Soldier Lying in a Ditch Somewhere in Belgium During World War 1 (1917)


The body of a dead German soldier lying in a ditch somewhere in Belgium during World War 1, c. 1917.

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View of a Pontoon Bridge Built by the 50th New York Engineer Regiment Over the Pamunkey River at Nelson's Crossing, Virginia (1864)


View of a pontoon bridge built by the 50th New York Engineer Regiment over the Pamunkey River at Nelson's Crossing, Virginia, May 1864. The head of an unidentified man is visible in the foreground. By Timothy O'Sullivan. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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Animated Stereoscopic Color Autochrome Portrait of an Unidentified French Officer During World War 1 (1914)


Animated stereoscopic color autochrome portrait of an unidentified French officer during World War 1, c. 1914.

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Union Soldiers From Company A of the 8th Regiment New York State Militia Posing in a Camp in Arlington, Virginia (1861)


Union soldiers from Company A of the 8th Regiment New York State Militia posing in a camp in Arlington, Virginia, June 1861.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Daguerreotype View of the Unitarian Congregational Church of the Messiah Along Broadway in New York City (1839)


Daguerreotype view of the Unitarian Congregational Church of the Messiah along Broadway in New York City, c. 1839. Believed to be the earliest surviving photograph of New York City. By Samuel Morse and John Draper.

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Two Views of a Native American Delegation Posing With Unidentified Men on the Grounds of the White House Possibly During the Civil War

The group posing in front of the south side of the White House.



The group posing somewhere on the grounds of the White House.


Two views of a Native American delegation posing with unidentified men on the grounds of the White House possibly during the Civil War, c. 1860's. Attributed to Mathew Brady.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Vignette Portrait of John Wilkes Booth (1864)


Vignette portrait of John Wilkes Booth, 1864. From Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose.

Two Scenes of Two Unidentified Union Officers and Two Soldiers of the 33rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Posing With Their Horses During the Civil War


The uncropped image uniquely includes the shadow of the camera and the photographer. The far distance of the subjects from the camera makes the uncropped images not look very good when animated though.

Two scenes of two unidentified Union officers and another two soldiers of the 33rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment posing with what are presumably their horses in an unidentified camp during the Civil War. Attributed to Mathew Brady. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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French Soldiers Eating a Meal in a Front Line Trench in Notre Dame de Lorette, France, During World War 1


French soldiers eating a meal in a front line trench in Notre Dame de Lorette, France, during World War 1. Animated stereoview.

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Militiamen of the 1st Regiment, Missouri State Guards, Posing at Camp Lewis Which Was Set up on Fair Grounds in St. Louis, Missouri (1860)


"Camp Lewis, 1st Regiment, Missouri State Guards, Col. A. R. Easton, St. Louis Fair Grounds. Salted Paper Print, 1860." Militiamen of the 1st Regiment, Missouri State Guards, posing at Camp Lewis which was set up on fair grounds in St. Louis, Missouri, 1860.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

View of Congressman Thaddeus Stevens' Casket Lying in State at the Foot of a Statue of Abraham Lincoln in the United States Capitol Rotunda, Washington, D.C. (1868)


View of Congressman Thaddeus Stevens' casket lying in state at the foot of a statue of Abraham Lincoln as well as a number of soldiers paying their respects in the United States Capitol Rotunda, Washington, D.C., 1868. Attributed to Mathew Brady.

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Hand-Colored Tintype Portrait of an Unidentified Union Cavalryman During the Civil War


Hand-colored tintype portrait of an unidentified Union cavalryman during the Civil War.

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A Group of Union Telegraph Operators Drinking in Their Quarters Situated Near the Headquarters of the Army of the Potomac During the Siege of Petersburg



A group of Union telegraph operators drinking in their quarters situated near the headquarters of the Army of the Potomac during the Siege of Petersburg near Petersburg, Virginia. By Timothy O’Sullivan. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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Union Soldiers of the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery Regiment Sitting Down for a Meal in a Tent During the Civil War (1863)


Union soldiers of the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery Regiment sitting down for a meal in a tent during the Civil War, 1863.

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Two Daguerreotype Portraits of Intellectuals in Bergen, Norway (1850)



Two daguerreotype portraits of intellectuals in Bergen, Norway, c. 1850.

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Sunday, March 15, 2015

Tintype Copy of a Lost Negative Profile Portrait of President-Elect Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois (1861)


Tintype copy of a lost negative profile portrait of President-elect Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois, February 9, 1861. By Christopher S. German.

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Union Soldiers of the 9th Regiment Missouri State Militia Cavalry and Civilians Posing in a Street in St. Joseph, Missouri (1862)


Union soldiers of the 9th Regiment Missouri State Militia Cavalry and civilians posing in a street in St. Joseph, Missouri, 1862.

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Hand-Colored Tintype Portrait of a Union Soldier Posing in a Photography Studio With Hardtack, Fatback, Coffee Pot, Musket and Other Equipment During the Civil War


Hand-colored tintype portrait of a Union soldier posing in a photography studio with hardtack, fatback, coffee pot, musket and other equipment during the Civil War.

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Two Daguerreotype Portraits of Lieutenant Henry Larcom Abbot (1854)



Two daguerreotype portraits of Lieutenant Henry Larcom Abbot, c. 1854.

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Thursday, March 12, 2015

Daguerreotype Portrait of a Man Named John Hunt Who Was Possibly a Coachman


Daguerreotype portrait of a man named John Hunt who was possibly a coachman, c. 1850′s.

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Daguerreotype Portrait of Frederick Warren, City Marshal of Worcester, Massachusetts, Posing with an Unidentified Handcuffed Prisoner (1850)


Daguerreotype portrait of Frederick Warren, city marshal of Worcester, Massachusetts, posing with an unidentified handcuffed prisoner, c. 1850. By Moses Sanford Chapin.

The Band of the 48th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment Posing in the Interior of Fort Pulaski on Cockspur Island Near Savannah, Georgia (1863)


The band of the 48th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment posing in the interior of Fort Pulaski on Cockspur Island near Savannah, Georgia, 1863.

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Union Soldiers of the 48th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Standing at Attention in the Interior of Fort Pulaski on Cockspur Island Near Savannah, Georgia (1863)


Union soldiers of the 48th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment standing at attention in the interior of Fort Pulaski on Cockspur Island near Savannah, Georgia, 1863.

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A Military Band Playing For a Group of Civilians at Curragh Camp in County Kildare, Ireland (1861)


A military band playing for a group of civilians at Curragh Camp in County Kildare, Ireland, 1861. Attributed to Edward Dyne Fenton.

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Hand-Colored Tintype Portrait of Three Union Soldiers Posing in Camp Michigan Near Mount Vernon, Virginia, During the Civil War (1862)


“The tent of Capt. S.S. Mathews at Camp Michigan. Va together with the artificial arbor of evergreens in front. Jan. 1st, 1862.″ Hand-colored tintype portrait of three Union soldiers posing in Camp Michigan near Mount Vernon, Virginia, during the Civil War.

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View of People Skating on a Frozen Lake or River in Detroit, Michigan (1860)


View of people skating on a frozen lake or river in Detroit, Michigan, 1860. Animated stereoview.

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Union Soldiers of Battery A of the 1st Regiment Michigan Light Artillery Posing With a Cannon and Limber During the Civil War


Union soldiers of Battery A of the 1st Regiment Michigan Light Artillery posing with a cannon and limber probably at Fort in Detroit, Michigan, during the Civil War. The unit was also known as the Coldwater Light Artillery and Loomis' Battery, Michigan Light Artillery. By Jex Bardwell. Animated stereoview.

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Hand-Colored Ambrotype Portrait of a Young Man Posing With an Invention


Hand-colored ambrotype portrait of a young man posing with an invention.

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Union Soldiers Posing at a Wharf in Yorktown, Virginia, During the Peninsula Campaign (1862)



Union soldiers posing at a wharf in Yorktown, Virginia, during the Peninsula Campaign, May 1862. A steamer named Robert Morris is visible docked in the background. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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Carte De Visite Portrait of Union Soldiers of the 63rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Posing With Their Colors


Carte de visite portrait of Union soldiers of the 63rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment posing with their colors in Albany, New York. By Stephen Joseph Thompson.

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Tintype Portrait of Cyrus Cowden Posing at the Reins of a New Horse-Drawn Hearse Possibly in Grass Lake, Michigan


Tintype portrait of a man named Cyrus Cowden posing at the reins of a new horse-drawn hearse possibly in Grass Lake, Michigan.

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