Thursday, August 17, 2017

View Probably Showing Union Army Stables and Corral in Winter During The American Civil War (1860′s)


View probably showing Union Army stables and corral in winter during the American Civil War, location unknown, c. 1860′s. Photos with snow on the ground taken during the war are somewhat rare. Attributed to Mathew Brady.

Source: National Archives and Records Administration.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

British Filmmaker Geoffrey Malins Showing How He Carried Reels of Film While Making Films Covering World War 1 in Belgium and the Vosges Mountains of France (1914-1915)


British filmmaker Geoffrey Malins showing how he carried reels of film while making films covering World War 1 in Belgium and the Vosges Mountains of France, c. 1914-1915. From the book How I Filmed the War A Record of the Extraordinary Experiences of the Man Who Filmed the Great Somme Battles Etc published in 1920.

Carte De Visite Portrait of a Group of Danish Officers Somewhere in Southern Jutland in Denmark During the Second Schleswig War (1864)


Carte de visite portrait of a group of Danish officers somewhere in Southern Jutland in Denmark during the Second Schleswig War, 1864.

Source: Royal Library, Denmark.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Dutch Resistance Members Celebrate at the Moment They Heard of Adolf Hitler’s Death Over the Radio (1945)


Dutch resistance members celebrate at the moment they heard of Adolf Hitler’s death over the radio, May 1945. Originally titled “The very instant that we heard of Hitler’s death on the radio and knew the war was over!” Attributed to Tony van Renterghem.

Source: Rijksmuseum.

People Posing Amidst the Rubble of a Buildings Destroyed by Fire in Salt Lake City, Utah Territory (1883)


People posing amidst the rubble of a buildings destroyed by fire in Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, 1883. By Charles Roscoe Savage.

Source: Harold B. Lee Library.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Copy Negative of a Daguerreotype Portrait of Two Unidentified Women (1840′s/1850′s)


Copy negative of a daguerreotype portrait of two unidentified women, c. 1840′s/1850′s. Copy negative probably taken by Washington, D.C., photographer C.M. Bell in the late 1800's. Originally titled "Anderson."

Source: Library of Congress.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Stereoview of a Group Posing in a Street in Newton, New Jersey (1880)


Stereoview of a group posing in a street in Newton, New Jersey, c. 1880. By Townley's Newton Photo Gallery.

 Source: New York Public Library.

Portrait of an African American Man Posing With One of Union General Ulysses S. Grant’s Horses During the American Civil War (1860′s)


Portrait of an African American man posing with one of Union general Ulysses S. Grant’s horses during the American Civil War, location unknown, c. 1860′s. Attributed to Mathew Brady.

Source: National Archives and Records Administration.

Three Portraits of a Woman Identified as Miss Bradon (1860′s)




Three portraits of a woman identified as Miss Bradon, c. 1860′s. By Mathew Brady.

Source: National Archives and Records Administration.
Source: National Archives and Records Administration.
Source: National Archives and Records Administration.