Saturday, August 19, 2017

Stereoview Portrait of an Unidentified Woman by French Photographer Charles Nègre (1860's)


Stereoview portrait of an unidentified woman by French photographer Charles Nègre, c. 1860-1865.

Source: Rijksmuseum.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

View Probably Showing Union Army Stables and Corral in Winter During The American Civil War (1860′s)


View probably showing Union Army stables and corral in winter during the American Civil War, location unknown, c. 1860′s. Photos with snow on the ground taken during the war are somewhat rare. Attributed to Mathew Brady.

Source: National Archives and Records Administration.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

British Filmmaker Geoffrey Malins Showing How He Carried Reels of Film While Making Films Covering World War 1 in Belgium and the Vosges Mountains of France (1914-1915)


British filmmaker Geoffrey Malins showing how he carried reels of film while making films covering World War 1 in Belgium and the Vosges Mountains of France, c. 1914-1915. From the book How I Filmed the War A Record of the Extraordinary Experiences of the Man Who Filmed the Great Somme Battles Etc published in 1920.

Carte De Visite Portrait of a Group of Danish Officers Somewhere in Southern Jutland in Denmark During the Second Schleswig War (1864)


Carte de visite portrait of a group of Danish officers somewhere in Southern Jutland in Denmark during the Second Schleswig War, 1864.

Source: Royal Library, Denmark.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Dutch Resistance Members Celebrate at the Moment They Heard of Adolf Hitler’s Death Over the Radio (1945)


Dutch resistance members celebrate at the moment they heard of Adolf Hitler’s death over the radio, May 1945. Originally titled “The very instant that we heard of Hitler’s death on the radio and knew the war was over!” Attributed to Tony van Renterghem.

Source: Rijksmuseum.

People Posing Amidst the Rubble of a Buildings Destroyed by Fire in Salt Lake City, Utah Territory (1883)


People posing amidst the rubble of a buildings destroyed by fire in Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, 1883. By Charles Roscoe Savage.

Source: Harold B. Lee Library.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Copy Negative of a Daguerreotype Portrait of Two Unidentified Women (1840′s/1850′s)


Copy negative of a daguerreotype portrait of two unidentified women, c. 1840′s/1850′s. Copy negative probably taken by Washington, D.C., photographer C.M. Bell in the late 1800's. Originally titled "Anderson."

Source: Library of Congress.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Stereoview of a Group Posing in a Street in Newton, New Jersey (1880)


Stereoview of a group posing in a street in Newton, New Jersey, c. 1880. By Townley's Newton Photo Gallery.

 Source: New York Public Library.

Portrait of an African American Man Posing With One of Union General Ulysses S. Grant’s Horses During the American Civil War (1860′s)


Portrait of an African American man posing with one of Union general Ulysses S. Grant’s horses during the American Civil War, location unknown, c. 1860′s. Attributed to Mathew Brady.

Source: National Archives and Records Administration.

Three Portraits of a Woman Identified as Miss Bradon (1860′s)




Three portraits of a woman identified as Miss Bradon, c. 1860′s. By Mathew Brady.

Source: National Archives and Records Administration.
Source: National Archives and Records Administration.
Source: National Archives and Records Administration.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Carte De Visite View of a Busy Street in the Montmartre Section of Paris, France (1865)


Carte de visite view of a busy street in the Montmartre section of Paris, France, c. 1865.

Source: Rijksmuseum.

Sequence of Photographs of Union Army Covered Wagons On The Move Picking Up and Carrying Off Supplies, Ambulances, Horses, an Encampment, and Docked Transport Vessels at Belle Plain Along Potomac Creek in Virginia During the American Civil War (1864)

 

Sequence of photographs of Union Army covered wagons on the move picking up and carrying off supplies, ambulances, horses, an encampment, and docked transport vessels at Belle Plain along Potomac Creek in Virginia during the American Civil War, c. 1864. Two additional photographs show army or civilian teamsters posing for the camera and a darkroom used by the photographer to develop all of the photographs.

These four looped photographs were taken in quick succession with a 4-lens stereoscopic camera and reveal that a time of possibly a few seconds between when the images on the glass negative plate were exposed. A primitive film emerges when they are animated as seen here. They were probably taken by a photographer employed by Mathew Brady.

Source: National Archives and Records Administration.

View of the Parlor of G. Ronnsaville’s House on LaSalle Street in Chicago, Illinois (1800′s)


View of the parlor of G. Ronnsaville’s house on LaSalle Street in Chicago, Illinois, c. 1800′s. By C. Allgeier.

Source: New York Public Library.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Copy Negative of a Daguerreotype Portrait of a Woman Identified as Mrs. Clagett (1840′s/1850′s)


Copy negative of a daguerreotype portrait of a woman identified as Mrs. Clagett, c. 1840′s/1850′s. Copy negative taken by Washington, D.C., photographer C.M. Bell in the 1890′s.

Source: Library of Congress.

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Copy Negative of a Carte De Visite Portrait of a US Navy Lieutenant W. Mitchell (1860's/1870's)


Copy negative of a carte de visite portrait of a US Navy Lieutenant W. Mitchell, c. 1860's/1870's. Copy negative by Washington, D.C., photographer C.M. Bell.

Source: Library of Congress.

Animated Stereoscopic Photographs of Jesse Grant (1860's)


Animated stereoscopic photographs of Jesse Grant, c. 1860's. He was the father of Ulysses S. Grant and served as the mayor of the towns of Georgetown, Ohio, in the 1830's and Bethel, Ohio, in the 1850's. By Mathew Brady.

Source: National Archives and Record Administration.

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Sunday, June 25, 2017