Monday, June 29, 2015
Daguerreotype of a group of people posing on Brienner Straße in Munich, Kingdom of Bavaria, 1840. One of the earliest photographs taken in Germany. By Steinheil.
Portrait of Union Officers of the 15th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry Regiment Posing in an Unidentified Camp During the Civil War
Portrait of Union officers of the 15th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry Regiment posing in an unidentified camp during the Civil War.
Sunday, June 28, 2015
French soldiers and civilians examining a captured German plane during World War 1. Animated stereoview.
Militiamen of the 5th Maryland Regiment Posing with Civilians on Boston Common to Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill in Boston, Massachusetts (1875)
Militiamen of the 5th Maryland Regiment posing with civilians on Boston Common to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill in Boston, Massachusetts, June 17, 1875. By Thomas Lewis. Animated stereoview.
Friday, June 26, 2015
View of a busy Meeting Street in front of the Charleston Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina, 1860. By Osborn and Durbec.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Union Soldiers of the 71st New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Preparing a Meal in Front of a Tent in an Unidentified Camp During the Civil War (1861)
Union soldiers of the 71st New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment preparing a meal in front of a tent in an unidentified camp during the Civil War, 1861. Attributed to Mathew Brady.
British soldiers in and around a trench during the Battle of Arras in France, 1917. Smoke from artillery shell explosions can be seen in the distance.
Monday, June 22, 2015
Hand-colored daguerreotype portrait of two men posing with the headstone of a recent grave, location unknown, 1853.
Tintype portrait of an unidentified African American Freemason wearing a Masonic apron, c. 1872.
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Calotype portrait of a group having tea at Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire, England, August 17, 1843. By William Henry Fox Talbot.
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Cooks of the 43rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Posing in Their Kitchen in an Unidentified Camp During the Civil War
Cooks of the 43rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment posing in their kitchen in an unidentified camp during the Civil War. By the Bierstadt brothers. Animated stereoview.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Staged scene of a man advertising photographs to two passersby in front of a portrait studio, 1861. Hand-colored animated stereoview.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Hand-colored daguerreotype portrait of a nude woman, c. 1852. By Félix-Jacques Moulin.
Daguerreotype portrait of an unidentified man smoking a pipe.
Monday, June 15, 2015
Hand-Colored Tintype Portrait of an Unidentified Union Soldier and Another Man in Civilian Clothing During the Civil War.
Hand-colored tintype portrait of an unidentified Union soldier and another man in civilian clothing during the Civil War.
Self-portrait of a smiling Félix-Jacques Moulin raising a glass, c. 1855.
Sunday, June 14, 2015
A group of Union officers having a meal in a camp in Brandy Station, Virginia, April 1864. By Timothy O'Sullivan. Animated stereoview.
Portrait of Women of the Hawkins and Downer Families Who Witnessed Fighting From Their House During the 1863 Battle of Chancellorsville (1865)
Portrait of women of the Hawkins and Downer families who witnessed fighting from their house during the 1863 Battle of Chancellorsville taken in 1865. By G. O. Brown. Animated stereoview.
Friday, June 12, 2015
A group of Ku Klux Klansmen posing with a human skull and crossbones in Watertown, New York, c. 1870. By Hart.
A Group of Union Soldiers and Civilians Posing on a Beach in Front of a Sailboat During the Civil War
A group of Union soldiers and civilians posing on a beach in front of a sailboat during the Civil War, location unknown. Attributed to Mathew Brady. Animated stereoview.
Daguerreotype portrait of the Cresson family, March 1844.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Hand-Colored Ambrotype Portrait of Confederate Officers Colonel Robert D. Lilley and Major James Templeton (1861)
Hand-colored ambrotype portrait of Confederate officers Colonel Robert D. Lilley (left) and Major James Templeton, c. 1861. Lilley served with the Lee Rifles, a militia unit which became Company C of the 25th Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment, and was later promoted to Brigadier General during the war. Templeton served as a surgeon in the Army of Northern Virginia.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Three Photographs Taken During an Independence Day Parade on Montgomery Street in San Francisco, California (1865)
Three photographs taken during an Independence Day parade on Montgomery Street in San Francisco, California, July 4, 1865. By Carleton E. Watkins.
Monday, June 8, 2015
View of Townswomen Presenting Union Colonel John D. Stevenson of the 7th Missouri Volunteer Infantry Regiment and His Men With a Flag During a Ceremony in Lexington, Missouri (1862)
View of townswomen presenting Union Colonel John D. Stevenson of the 7th Missouri Volunteer Infantry Regiment and his men with a flag during a ceremony in Lexington, Missouri, 1862.
Two photographs taken during the hanging of Joseph Wood in Malone, New York, 1877. Wood was convicted of murdering Stephen Barbour and wounding his wife. By Fay and Goodell.
Sunday, June 7, 2015
View of people gathered for an unidentified event in Public Square in Lima, Ohio, c. 1865. Image from A Standard History of Allen County, Ohio.
Information from postcard found here.
Union Army recruits posing at the intersection of Howard and Market Streets in Akron, Ohio, 1861. By B. F. Battels.
Daguerreotype view of people watching a ship departing the port of Le Havre, France, 1851. By Louis-Cyrus Macaire.
Confederate POWs Posing in Front of Their Barracks Buildings in Camp Chase, a Union Prison Camp in Columbus, Ohio, During the Civil War
Confederate POWs posing in front of their barracks buildings in Camp Chase, a Union prison camp in Columbus, Ohio, during the Civil War. By Manfred Marsden Griswold.
Saturday, June 6, 2015
Confederate POWs Posing Between Two Rows of Barracks Buildings in Camp Chase, a Union Prison Camp in Columbus, Ohio, During the Civil War
Confederate POWs posing in front of two rows of barracks buildings in Camp Chase, a Union prison camp in Columbus, Ohio, during the Civil War. By Manfred Marsden Griswold.
Thursday, June 4, 2015
"The Dangers and perplexities of crinoline." Hand-colored animated stereoview, 1861.
Canadian soldiers posing in a reserve trench on the Western Front during World War 1.
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Daguerreotype of an Unidentified Man Posing Behind the Grave of Robert Barnard in San Francisco, California (1856)
Daguerreotype of an unidentified man posing behind the grave of Robert Barnard in San Francisco, California, 1856. By J. M. Ford.
Monday, June 1, 2015
Photograph of a Leg Wound Suffered by Union Soldier Daniel Snyder Who Served With the 4th Maryland Volunteer Infantry Regiment During the Civil War (1864)
Photograph of a leg wound suffered by Union soldier Daniel Snyder who served with Company G the 4th Maryland Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. Snyder died three days after the leg’s amputation at Harewood Hospital in Washington, D.C., on May 28, 1864. His leg wound was possibly received during the Battle of Spotsylvania. By Dr. Reed Bontecou.
Roster of the 4th Maryland Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
List of battles which the 4th Maryland fought in.
Portrait of Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers From Company F of the 8th Regiment New York State Militia
Portrait of officers and non-commissioned officers from Company F of the 8th Regiment New York State Militia, c. 1850′s. From Miller's Photographic History of the Civil War.
A group of men posing in front of a sutler's tent during the Siege of Petersburg, November 1864. Animated stereoscopic photographs.