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.