Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Animated Stereoscopic Portrait of Maryland Governor and Congressman Francis Thomas (1860's)


Animated stereoscopic portrait of Maryland governor and congressman Francis Thomas, c. 1860's. By Mathew Brady.

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Sunday, March 27, 2016

Friday, March 25, 2016

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Portrait of Visitors Posing in Front of Exhibits at the Mississippi Valley Sanitary Fair in St. Louis, Missouri (1864)


Portrait of visitors posing in front of exhibits at the Mississippi Valley Sanitary Fair in St. Louis, Missouri, 1864.

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Portrait of a Group of Freed Slaves on Their Way to Work in a Cotton Field on Marion Chaplin Place Plantation on St. Helena Island in South Carolina (1860's)


Portrait of a group of freed slaves on their way to work in a cotton field on Marion Chaplin Place Plantation on St. Helena Island in South Carolina, c. 1863-1866. By Hubbard and Mix. Animated stereoview.

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Friday, March 11, 2016

View of African American Civilians in Line to Receive Rations in a Street in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (1865)


View of a street in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1865. The crowd of people down the street are said to be African Americans civilians in line to receive rations. By Andrew Lytle. From Miller's Photographic History of the Civil War.

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Portrait of Two Paiute Men of the Mo-a-pa-rit-ats Tribe Armed With Bows in the Moapa Valley of Southern Nevada (1870's)


Portrait of two Paiute men of the Mo-a-pa-rit-ats tribe armed with bows in the Moapa Valley of southern Nevada, c. 1870's. The original caption was "Mo-a-pa-rit-ats, a tribe of Indians inhabiting the valley of the Mo-a-pa River, a tributary of the Rio Virgen, a tributary in Southern Nevada - five and three are eight." By John K. Hillers. Animated stereoview.