Wednesday, March 29, 2017

View of a Parlor in a House in Upton, Massachusetts (1800′s)


View of a parlor in a house in Upton, Massachusetts, c. 1800′s. A magic lantern projector is visible below the picture on the wall. By Z. B. Grandy.

Source: New York Public Library.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Animated Stereoview Portrait of Two Unidentified Women in San Jose, California (1800's)


Animated stereoview portrait of two unidentified women in San Jose, California, c. 1800's. By John H. Heering.

Source: New York Public Library.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Three American Soldiers Posing in Front of a Building in Fort Keogh, Montana (1889)


Three American soldiers posing in front of a building in Fort Keogh, Montana, c. 1889.

Source: National Archives and Records Administration.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Panoramic View of German Soldiers During a Mock Battle Shortly Before the Start of World War 1 (1910's)


Panoramic view of German soldiers during a mock battle shortly before the start of World War 1, c. 1914. Published in a 1914 compilation book of Illustrated War News.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Carte De Visite View of the Bank of the Republic Building Draped in Mourning and a Busy Broadway in New York City, New York (1865)


Carte de visite view of a busy Broadway in New York City, New York, c. 1865. The Bank of the Republic building visible on the corner is draped in mourning possibly in memory of Abraham Lincoln. By George Stacy.

Source: Library of Congress.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Carte De Visite Portrait of a Photographer Posing With a Camera in Front of a Painted Beach Backdrop Titled “Welcome The Dude” (1880′s)


Carte de visite portrait of a photographer posing with a camera in front of a painted beach backdrop titled “Welcome The Dude,” c. 1880′s. He also holds an advertisement for the attributed photography firm of Chester and Handy of Cape May, New Jersey.

Source: Library of Congress.