Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Portraits of Members of the Police Department of Hartford, Connecticut (1868)


Portraits of members of the police department of Hartford, Connecticut, 1868. By Stuart. From the book Historical Sketch of the Police Service of Hartford, From 1636 to 1901.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Union Soldiers Posing in Front of Bungalows Which Served as Their Winter Quarters in Corinth, Mississippi (1862)

 

Union soldiers posing in front of bungalows which served as their winter quarters in Corinth, Mississippi, 1862. From Miller's Photographic History of the Civil War.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Friday, August 26, 2016

Ambrotype Portrait of Abraham Lincoln in Danville, Illinois (1857)


Ambrotype portrait of Abraham Lincoln in Danville, Illinois, May 1857. By Amon T. Joslin. Image from the book Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose.

Italian Troops of a Regiment From Florence Resting After a Battle on the Italian Front During World War 1


Italian troops of a regiment from Florence resting after a battle on the Italian front during World War 1. From the book Pictorial History of the Great War.

Animated Comedic Hand-Colored Stereoview of a Girl and a Cat Titled "Wake Up; You Lazy Pussy" (1898)


Animated comedic hand-colored stereoview of a girl and a cat titled "wake up; you lazy pussy," 1898. Published by Underwood and Underwood.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Stereoview Portrait of a Cat Somewhere in Worcester County, Massachusetts (1800's)


Stereoview portrait of a cat somewhere in Worcester County, Massachusetts, c. 1800′s. By F. V. Sargent.

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Portrait of Union Soldiers and Civilians Posing in Front of a Sutler Store Somewhere in Tennessee During the Civil War (1865)


Portrait of Union soldiers and civilians posing in front of a sutler store somewhere in Tennessee during the Civil War, c. 1865. Getty claims that the building is a quartermaster's storehouse of the 159th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment. From Miller's Photographic History of the Civil War.

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Monday, August 22, 2016

“Spanish Civil Guards Examining the Corpse of a Famous Brigand” (1902)


“Spanish Civil Guards examining the corpse of a famous brigand,” c. 1902. By Canovas. From Black and White Illustrated Budget.

Animated Stereoscopic Portrait of a Group of Zuni Native Americans Posing in Front of a Pueblo Building in Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico (1873)


Animated stereoscopic portrait of a group of Native Americans posing in front of a pueblo building in Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, 1873. By Timothy O'Sullivan.

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Portrait of Union Brigadier General Charles Stone With His Daughter During the Civil War (1863)


Portrait of Union Brigadier General Charles Stone with his daughter, Hettie, during the Civil War, c. 1863. By Mathew Brady.

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Friday, August 19, 2016

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Monday, August 15, 2016

Portrait of Two Unidentified Pawnee Chiefs Probably Taken at Mathew Brady’s Studio in Washington, D.C. (1860)


Portrait of two unidentified Pawnee chiefs probably taken at Mathew Brady’s studio in Washington, D.C., c. 1860. They were members of a large Native American delegation to the White House. By Mathew Brady.

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Animated Stereoview of Four Union Soldiers and an African American Man Eating a Meal in a Camp During the Civil War (1861)


Animated stereoview of four Union soldiers and an African American man (probably a camp servant) eating a meal in an unidentified camp during the Civil War, c. 1861. By Thomas C. Roche.

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Sunday, August 7, 2016

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Stereoview Scene of a Group Posing in Front of a Building Damaged by the Wallingford Tornado in Wallingford, Connecticut (1878)


Stereoview scene of a group posing in front of a building damaged by the Wallingford Tornado in Wallingford, Connecticut, August 1878. By William Allderige and Son.

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Portrait of Confederate Drummer Boy Charles F. Mosby Who Served with the Elliott Grays of the 6th Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment and Henderson’s Heavy Artillery During the Civil War (1860′s)


Portrait of Confederate drummer boy Charles F. Mosby who served with the Elliott Grays of the 6th Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment and Henderson’s Heavy Artillery during the Civil War, c. 1860′s. From Miller's Photographic History of the Civil War.

Portrait of Five Union Soldiers From Company D of the 13th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment During the Civil War (1862)


Portrait of five Union soldiers from Company D of the 13th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the Civil War, 1862. Identified as from left to right: Marquis F. Marrs, Julius F. Densmore, Henry O. Clark, George Stevens, William L. Blake. From the book Pictorial History Thirteenth Regiment Vermont Volunteers War of 1861-1865.