Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Daguerreotype Portrait of Adolphina Juliana Lisman-Meyer Said To Possibly Be Taken in Paramaribo, Suriname (1849)


Daguerreotype portrait of Adolphina Juliana Lisman-Meyer said to possibly be taken in Paramaribo, Suriname, c. 1849.

Source: Rijksmuseum.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Carte De Visite Portrait of Union Sailors Posing on the Deck of the Union Navy Sloop of War USS Hartford Possibly in New Orleans, Louisiana, During the American Civil War (1864)


Carte de visite portrait of Union sailors posing on the deck of the Union Navy sloop of war USS Hartford possibly in New Orleans, Louisiana, during the American Civil War, c. 1864. By McPherson and Oliver.

Source: Library of Congress.

Carte De Visite Portrait of Canadian Stage Actress Margaret Mather (1883)

 

Carte de visite portrait of Canadian stage actress Margaret Mather, 1883.

Source: Library of Congress.

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.