Friday, September 30, 2016

Colorized View of Belgian Civilians Watching German Soldiers Marching Across Place Charles Rogier in Brussels, Belgium (1914)


Colorized view of Belgian civilians watching German soldiers marching across Place Charles Rogier in Brussels, Belgium, August 20, 1914. From the book The Nations At War published in 1918.

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Friday, September 23, 2016

French Troops Advancing Through the Town of Laon, France, During World War 1 (1918)


French troops moving through the town of Laon, France, during World War 1, 1918. From the book Pictorial History of the Great War.

Animated Stereoview Portrait of a Man Identified as a Hermit Reading in Front of His House in Nantucket, Massachusetts (1800's)


Animated stereoview portrait of a man identified as a hermit reading in front of his house in Nantucket, Massachusetts, c. 1800's. By Josiah J. Freeman.

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Portrait of British Soldiers of the 1st Volunteer Battalion, Royal Fusiliers Posing With a Maxim Machine Gun (1901)


Portrait of British soldiers of the 1st Volunteer Battalion, Royal Fusiliers posing with a Maxim machine gun, c. 1901. From Black and White Illustrated Budget.

View of Buildings Razed by Union Troops in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Shortly After the Battle of Baton Rouge (1862)


View of buildings razed by Union troops in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, shortly after the Battle of Baton Rouge, 1862. A defensive stockade built by the Union garrison is visible in the background. By Andrew Lytle. From Miller's Photographic History of the Civil War.

Animated Stereoview Portrait of a Girl Posing With Three Puppies (1890)


Animated stereoview portrait of a girl posing with three puppies titled "I love, you love, we love," 1890. By Benjamin West Kilburn.

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Hand-Colored Stereoview of Horse-Drawn Omnibuses and Other Horse-Drawn Vehicles in a Street in New York City, New York (1859)


Hand-colored stereoview of horse-drawn omnibuses and other horse-drawn vehicles in a street in New York City, New York, c. 1859. Originally titled “South-Ferry, New York. Arrival and departure of omnibuses to all parts of the city.” By E. and H. T. Anthony and Company.

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Sunday, September 11, 2016

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Photograph of a Cigar Smoked by Ulysses S. Grant in Thomas Houseworth’s Photography Studio on Montgomery Street in San Francisco, California (1870′s/1880′s)


Photograph of a cigar smoked by Ulysses S. Grant in Thomas Houseworth’s photography studio on Montgomery Street in San Francisco, California, c. 1870′s/1880′s. Originally titled "An 'Old Soldier,' left by Gen. U. S. Grant, at Houseworth's Photographic Studio." By Thomas Houseworth.

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016