Sunday, June 25, 2017

Portrait of President James A. Garfield’s Children (1880′s)


Portrait of President James A. Garfield’s children, c. 1880′s. From left to right: Mollie, James, Harry, Irving, and Abe. By Mathew Brady.

Source: Library of Congress.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Stereoview of Westminster Street in Providence, Rhode Island (1800′s)


Stereoview of Westminster Street in Providence, Rhode Island, c. 1800′s. By the photography firm Manchester Brothers.

Source: Boston Public Library.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Portrait of Almon Harris Thompson Taken During a Geographic Survey Expedition Somewhere in the United States Titled “Professor A.H. Thompson and His Horse ‘Old Ute’ and Their Shadows" (1871)


Portrait of Almon Harris Thompson taken during a geographic survey expedition somewhere in the United States titled “Professor A.H. Thompson and his horse ‘Old Ute’ and their shadows, 1871.” Attributed to John K. Hillers, Elias Olcott Beaman, and James Fennemore.

Source: National Archives and Records Administration.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

Animated Time-Lapse Portrait of Ulysses S. Grant After His World Tour (1879/1880)


Animated time-lapse portrait of Ulysses S. Grant after his return from his world tour originally titled "U.S. Grant after European trip," c. 1879/1880. Attributed to Mathew Brady.

Source: Library of Congress.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Portrait of Union Surgeons and Other Medical Personnel Serving With the 2nd New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry Regiment Posing in Front of a Tent in an Encampment in Bladensburg, Maryland, During the American Civil War (1861)


Portrait of Union surgeons and other medical personnel serving with the 2nd New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry Regiment posing in front of a tent in an encampment in Bladensburg, Maryland, during the American Civil War, August 1861. From the book A History of the Second Regiment, New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, in the War of the Rebellion published in 1896.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Stereoview of Russian Warships in New York Harbor Probably During the American Civil War (1860′s)


Stereoview of Russian warships in New York Harbor probably during the American Civil War, c. 1860′s. The smoke emanating from the Russian warship in the center appears to be from it firing a salute. By George Stacy.

Source: Library of Congress.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Portrait of Union Soldiers Sergeant Charles M. McKnight and Corporal Dorman Conner Who Served With Company H of the 13th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment During the American Civil War (1862)


Portrait of Union soldiers Sergeant Charles M. McKnight and Corporal Dorman Conner who served with Company H of the 13th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the American Civil War, 1862. From the book Pictorial History Thirteenth Regiment Vermont Volunteers War of 1861-1865.