Monday, May 29, 2017

German Soldiers Tending to an Injured Dog at a Field Hospital For Dogs During World War 1


German soldiers tending to an injured dog at a field hospital for dogs during World War 1.

Source: Royal Library, Denmark.

Hand-Colored Stereoview Portrait of a Woman Praying Titled "Evening Prayers" (1850′s/1860′s)


Hand-colored stereoview portrait of a woman praying titled "Evening Prayers," probably British, c. 1850′s/1860′s.

Source: Rijksmuseum.

Friday, May 26, 2017

A Group of Italian POWs in a Prison Camp During World War 1


A group of Italian POWs in a prison camp during World War 1, location unknown.

Source: Royal Library, Denmark.

View of Attendees at the Opening Night of the Masonic May Festival in Washington, DC (1906)


View of attendees at the opening night of the Masonic May Festival in Washington, D.C., May 23, 1906. By the George R. Lawrence Company.

Source: Library of Congress.

Daguerreotype Portrait of a Man Named Tsow Chaoong Posing with a Daguerreotype and Fan (1847)


Daguerreotype portrait of a man named Tsow Chaoong posing with a daguerreotype and fan, 1847.

Source: Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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.