Friday, May 27, 2016
Animated stereoscopic portrait of Swedish soprano Christine Nilsson, February 1874. By Jeremiah Gurney.
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Animated comedic stereoview scene titled "Only Mustache," c. 1850's/1860's.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Daguerreotype Portrait of United States Senator and Governor of Maryland Thomas George Pratt (1850′s)
Daguerreotype portrait of United States Senator and Governor of Maryland Thomas George Pratt, c. 1850′s. By Mathew Brady.
Monday, May 23, 2016
Stereoview Portrait of a Group Posing in Front of a Tent at a Campground Near Trenton Falls, New York (1800′s)
Stereoview portrait of a group posing in front of a tent at a campground near Trenton Falls, New York, c. 1800′s. By Doonan and Company.
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Animated comedic stereoview scene titled "Birth of an heir," c. 1850's/1860's.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Daguerreotype Portrait of Second Lieutenant Ulysses S. Grant Taken in Bethel, Ohio, Shortly After His Graduation From the United States Military Academy at West Point (1843)
Daguerreotype portrait of Second Lieutenant Ulysses S. Grant taken in Bethel, Ohio, shortly after his graduation from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, 1843.
Sunday, May 15, 2016
Three American Soldiers Examining a Captured German Pillbox in the Blanc Mont Sector of Champagne, France (1910's)
Three American soldiers examining a captured German pillbox in the Blanc Mont sector of Champagne, France. Possibly taken after World War 1 had ended. Published by Keystone View Company.
Animated Stereoscopic Portrait of an Unidentified Chinese Woman in the Chinatown Section of San Francisco, California (1870's)
Animated stereoscopic portrait of an unidentified Chinese woman in the Chinatown section of San Francisco, California, c. 1870's. By Carleton Watkins.
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Stereoview Portrait of a Group of Unidentified People in Costume in Litchfield County, Connecticut (1800's)
Stereoview portrait of a group of unidentified people in costume (possibly actors) in Litchfield County, Connecticut.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
A Young Woman Demonstrating an Electrophone With Which She Could Listen to Live Entertainment Such as Plays and Concerts Over the Telephone Line (1901)
A young woman demonstrating an electrophone with which she could listen to live entertainment such as plays and concerts over the telephone line, 1901. By Foulsham and Banfield. From the March 30, 1901 issue of Black and White Budget.
Engraving of a Possibly Lost Tintype Portrait of Union Soldiers Posing With at Least 30 Confederate Flags They Captured at the Battle of Sailor’s Creek in Virginia (1865)
Engraving of a possibly lost tintype portrait of Union soldiers posing with at least 30 Confederate flags they captured at the Battle of Sailor’s Creek in Virginia, April 1865. Most, if not all of the soldiers photographed here were awarded the Medal of Honor for their achievement of capturing an enemy flag. From the book Uncle Sam's Medal of Honor Some of the Noble Deeds For Which the Medal Has Been Awarded, Described by Those Who Have Won It, 1861-1886.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Staged Scene of Union Zouave Surgeons of the 5th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Performing a Leg Amputation on a Patient as a Group of Their Comrades Look on in a Tent in Fort Monroe, Virginia (1861)
Staged scene of Union Zouave surgeons of the 5th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment performing a leg amputation on a patient as a group of their comrades look on in a tent in Fort Monroe, Virginia, 1861. By George Stacy. Animated stereoview.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Portrait of a Group of Musicians and Others Posing in Front of a House in Pittsfield, New Hampshire (1800's)
Portrait of a group of musicians and others posing in front of a house in Pittsfield, New Hampshire. By Henry W. Osgood. Animated stereoview.
Monday, May 9, 2016
Stereoview portrait of an unidentified group posing in front of a house somewhere in New Hampshire, c. 1800′s.
Monday, May 2, 2016
Portrait of a Group of Unidentified Police Officers Armed With Bayoneted Muskets and Onlookers Posing in Front of the Metropolitan Hotel in New York City (1860′s)
Portrait of a group of unidentified police officers armed with bayoneted muskets and onlookers posing in front of the Metropolitan Hotel in New York City, c. 1860′s. By Silas A. Holmes and Charles DeForest Fredricks.
Sunday, May 1, 2016
Daguerreotype view of Recife, Brazil, 1851. By Charles DeForest Fredericks.