Thursday, July 30, 2015

A Group of People Posing in Front of a Grocery Store Along the Ohio and Erie Canal in Akron, Ohio


A group of people posing in front of a grocery store along the Ohio and Erie Canal in Akron, Ohio, c. 1860′s.

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Sunday, July 26, 2015

A Group of Children and Adults Posing in and Around an Ox-Drawn Cart in Summerville, South Carolina


A group of children and adults posing in and around an ox-drawn cart in Summerville, South Carolina. By George Barnard. Animated stereoview.

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A Group of Union Engineers of the 12th Regiment New York State Militia Posing in Front of a Barracks Building in Camp Anderson in Washington, D.C. (1861)


A group of Union engineers of the 12th Regiment New York State Militia posing in front of a barracks building in Camp Anderson in Washington, D.C., 1861. Attributed to Mathew Brady.

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Entrenched Boer Artillery and Soldiers Posing For a Photograph During the Siege of Ladysmith in Natal, South Africa, During the Second Boer War (1899)


Entrenched Boer artillery and soldiers posing for a photograph during the Siege of Ladysmith in Natal, South Africa, during the Second Boer War, c. 1899.

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View of President Abraham Lincoln’s Funeral Procession on Main Street in Buffalo, New York (1865)


View of President Abraham Lincoln’s funeral procession on Main Street in Buffalo, New York, April 27, 1865. The catafalque carrying his casket is visible in the street on the left.

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Thursday, July 23, 2015

Daguerreotype of a Group of People Posing With a Wagon in Front of a Building in Thompson, Connecticut


Daguerreotype of a group of people posing with a wagon in front of a building in Thompson, Connecticut, c. 1850’s. A sign on the right side of the building advertises the possible photographer's studio inside. Attributed to L.J. Phillips.

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Daguerreotype Portrait of Louis Daguerre (1844)


Daguerreotype portrait of Louis Daguerre, c. 1844. By Pierre-Ambrose Richebourg.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

View of Clowns Posing With a Cannon in Front of a Ferris Wheel as a Crowd Looks on During Independence Day Celebrations in Marengo, Illinois (1896)


View of clowns posing with a cannon in front of a Ferris wheel as a crowd looks on during Independence Day celebrations in Marengo, Illinois, July 4, 1896. By S. L. Platt. Animated stereoview.

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View of Civilian Refugees on the First Train Out of Kimberley After the Lifting of the Siege of Kimberley During the Boer War (1900)


View of civilian refugees on the first train out of Kimberley after the lifting of the Siege of Kimberley during the Boer War in South Africa, February 22, 1900. Published by Underwood and Underwood.

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Daguerreotype Portrait of George Leverett Stowell


Daguerreotype portrait of George Leverett Stowell, c. 1855. By Abraham Bogardus.

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Wounded Soldiers and Medical Personnel Posing in Front of Tents at Camp Letterman Near the Town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (1863)


Wounded soldiers, medical personnel, and civilians posing in front of tents at Camp Letterman near the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, c. 1863. A U.S. Christian Commission sign can be seen on the right. Published by William H. Tipton.

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View of a Busy Massachusetts Street in Lawrence, Kansas (1867)


View of a busy Massachusetts Street in Lawrence, Kansas, c. 1867. By Alexander Gardner.

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Union Soldiers of the 12th Regiment New York State Militia Posing Between Two Rows of Barracks in Camp Anderson in Washington, D.C. (1861)


Union soldiers of the 12th Regiment New York State Militia (probably Company I) posing between two rows of barracks in Camp Anderson in Washington, D.C., 1861. Attributed to Mathew Brady.

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Saturday, July 11, 2015

View of Meeting Street in Front of the Charleston Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina (1863)


View of Meeting Street in front of the Charleston Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina, 1863. A rare street scene taken while the city was still under Confederate control. By George S. Cook.

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Friday, July 10, 2015

Group Portrait of Officers of the Dutch Navy Screw Steamship Named Metalen Kruis Off the Coast of Japan (1864)


Group portrait of officers of the Dutch Navy screw steamship named Metalen Kruis (Metal Cross) off the coast of Japan, 1864. By Te Gempt and Van Moorsel.

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Union General William Carlin and His Staff Posing in Front of a Bandstand Occupied by an Unidentified Army Band in Ringgold, Georgia


Union General William P. Carlin and his staff posing in front of a bandstand occupied by an unidentified army band in Ringgold, Georgia, c. 1864. From Miller's Photographic History of the Civil War.

Portrait of Six Union Officers of the 2nd Infantry Regiment During the Civil War


Portrait of six Union officers of the 2nd Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. Attributed to Mathew Brady.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Portrait of Union Soldier Adam Freybert Who Served With Company B of the 1st Regiment Maryland Volunteer Cavalry During the Civil War


Portrait of Union soldier Adam Freybert who served with Company B of the 1st Regiment Maryland Volunteer Cavalry during the Civil War. He suffered a skull fracture from a saber blow to his head at the Battle of Brandy Station on June 9, 1863. Taken by Dr. Reed Bontecou at Harewood Hospital in Washington, D.C. possibly in 1871. Animated stereoview.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Daguerreotype Portrait of Women of the Ladies Benevolent Sewing Society Posing Around a Table With a Quilt on it in Strongsville, Ohio (1849)


Daguerreotype portrait of women of the Ladies Benevolent Sewing Society posing around a table with a quilt on it in Strongsville, Ohio, March 29, 1849.

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Union Soldiers From Company F of the 3rd New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry Regiment During the Civil War



Union soldiers from Company F of the 3rd New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry Regiment posing in front of a tent in Hilton Head, South Carolina, c. 1862. By Henry P. Moore.

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A Group of Men Posing at the Entrance of the Mills House Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina (1860)


A group of men posing at the entrance of the Mills House Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina, 1860. By Osborn and Durbec.

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Portrait of Union Soldier Thomas Yourall Who Served With Company C of the 3rd US Artillery During the Civil War



Portrait of Union soldier Thomas Yourall who served with Company C of the 3rd US Artillery during the Civil War. He required the surgical excision of the head of his humerus after suffering a wound to his arm on April 14, 1865. Photographed by Dr. Adams at Harewood Hospital in Washington, D.C. Animated stereoview.

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Saturday, July 4, 2015

Portrait of a Union Soldier Identifed as Sergeant Cozzens During the Civil War


Portrait of a Union soldier identified as Sergeant Cozzens who was possibly serving with the 7th New York Militia Regiment when these photographs were taken during the Civil War. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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