Saturday, December 30, 2017

Portrait of 19-Year-Old Henry George (1858)


Portrait of 19-year-old Henry George, c. 1858.

Source: New York Public Library.

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Portrait of the Prince of Wales Taken in Mathew Brady’s Studio on Broadway in New York City (1860)


Portrait of the Prince of Wales (the future King Edward VII) taken in Mathew Brady’s studio on Broadway in New York City, October 13, 1860. Attributed to Mathew Brady.

Source: National Archives and Records Administration.

Monday, December 18, 2017

View of Construction of the Echo Bridge Over the Charles River Near Needham, Massachusetts (1876)


View of construction of the Echo Bridge over the Charles River near Needham, Massachusetts, August 17, 1876.

Source: New York Public Library.

Portrait of Librarians in the War Department Library of the Old Executive Office Building in Washington DC (1880′s)


Portrait of librarians in the War Department Library of the Old Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., c. 1880′s. Attributed to Mathew Brady.

Source: National Archives and Records Administration.
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Friday, December 15, 2017

View of an Excavated Burial Ground of Christianized Native Americans From The 1500's/1600's in St. Augustine, Florida (1936/1937)


View of an excavated burial ground of Christianized Native Americans from the 1500's/1600's in St. Augustine, Florida. Photographed inside protective structure in 1936/1937. By Frances Benjamin Johnston.

Source: Library of Congress.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017