Friday, December 30, 2016

Animated Stereoscopic Portrait of Scottish Photographer John Thomson Posing With Two Other Men in the Cabin of a Boat on the Yangtze River in China (1871)


Animated stereoscopic portrait of Scottish photographer John Thomson (center) posing with two other men in the cabin of a boat on the Yangtze River in China, 1871. Attributed to John Thomson.

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Thursday, December 29, 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016

Hand-Colored Photographic Portrait of Three Armed Militiamen in Peterstal, Germany (1864)


Hand-colored photographic portrait of three armed militia men in Peterstal, Germany (then the Grand Duchy of Baden), 1864. By Ludovico Wolfgang Hart.

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Sunday, December 18, 2016

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Two Allied Soldiers Examining the Position of a Dead German Machine Gunner on a Bank of the Canal du Nord During the Battle of Canal du Nord, France (1918)



Two Allied soldiers examining the position of a dead German machine gunner on a bank of the Canal du Nord during the Battle of Canal du Nord, France, 1918. From the book Souvenir: New Exhibition of Canadian Official War Photographs in Colour.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Friday, November 11, 2016

Portrait of a Group of African American Union Soldiers and Civilians Posing in Front of a Log Cabin and Tent During the American Civil War (1860's)


Portrait of a group of African American Union soldiers and civilians posing in front of a log cabin and tent during the American Civil War, location unknown, c. 1860′s. Attributed to Mathew Brady.

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Portrait of Union Soldiers from Company D of the 45th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment Posing in Front of a Building Serving as Their Quarters in New Bern, North Carolina (1860's)


Portrait of Union soldiers from Company D of the 45th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment posing in front of a building serving as their quarters in New Bern, North Carolina, during the American Civil War, 1862-1863. From the book History of the Forty-Fifth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Militia published in 1908.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

A British Machine Gun Platoon Guarding a Road Possibly During a Training Exercise During World War 1 (1910's)


A British machine gun platoon guarding a road possibly during training exercise during World War 1. By Paul Thompson. From the book The World War a History of the Nations and Empires Involved and a Study of the Events Culminating in the Great Conflict published in 1915.