Saturday, October 29, 2016

Time-Lapse Portrait of President Rutherford B. Hayes and Two of His Sons (1870's)


Time-lapse portrait of President Rutherford B. Hayes and two of his sons, c. 1870's. By Mathew Brady.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Portrait of a Police Officer Only Identified as Mr. Leonard Posing in an Art Gallery Possibly at the 1864 Metropolitan Fair in New York City


Portrait of a police officer only identified as Mr. Leonard posing in an art gallery possibly at the 1864 Metropolitan Fair in New York City, New York. Attributed to Mathew Brady.

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Animated Stereoview Man Hoeing Cotton in a Field Near Dallas, Texas (1905)


Animated stereoview of a man hoeing cotton in a field near Dallas, Texas, c. 1905. Published by Keystone View Company.

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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.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Portrait of Union Officers of the 120th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment in Kingston, New York (1865)


Portrait of Union officers of the 120th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment in Kingston, New York, June 3, 1865. From the book The One Hundred and Twentieth Regiment New York State Volunteers. A Narrative of its Services in the War for the Union published in 1894.

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Animated Stereoscopic Portrait of an Unidentified Gentleman (1860's)


Animated stereoscopic portrait of an unidentified gentleman, c. 1860's. By Mathew Brady. Tentatively identified as John C. Frémont by Tommie Hicks Jr in the comments below.

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