Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Animated Stereoview of Two Men Posing With the Taughannock Giant Near Taughannock Falls, New York (1879)



Animated stereoview of two men posing with the Taughannock Giant near Taughannock Falls, New York, 1879. By W. L. Hall. The body turned out to be a hoax created by locals.

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Source: New York Public Library.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Portrait of Colour Sergeant J. Mullins Posing With a Cased Photograph and Sword While Serving With the Royal Marine Artillery (1858)


Portrait of Colour Sergeant J. Mullins posing with a cased photograph and sword while serving with the Royal Marine Artillery, 1858. From an issue of Black and White Budget published in 1900.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

“Lady Exhibitors at the Crystal Palace Cat Show” (1901)


“Lady exhibitors at the Crystal Palace Cat Show.” Photograph taken by Russell and Sons at the Crystal Palace in London, England, c. 1901. From an issue of Black and White Budget.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018

Carte De Visite Portrait of an American Diplomat to Liberia Only Identified as Chester (1870)


Carte de visite portrait of an American diplomat to Liberia only identified as Chester, c. 1870. By photographer D. C. Burnite of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Source: New York Public Library.