the old times

May 31, 2012 1:29 am
tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1880, [La Douche en Cercle de l’Etablissement Thermal d’Aix-les-Bains]
via Photo Verdeau

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1880, [La Douche en Cercle de l’Etablissement Thermal d’Aix-les-Bains]

via Photo Verdeau

1:29 am 1:28 am
tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1890, Henri Oltramer
via Photo Verdeau
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tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1890, Henri Oltramer

via Photo Verdeau

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1:23 am 1:23 am
tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1890, [two gentlemen hunting from atop a elephant]
via Not on Your Tintype: Collection of American Tintypes, Vol. 1, Andrew Daneman

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1890, [two gentlemen hunting from atop a elephant]

via Not on Your Tintype: Collection of American Tintypes, Vol. 1, Andrew Daneman

1:23 am
tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1888, [handwritten on verso: “Aunt Velma, she never married.”]
via my personal collection

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1888, [handwritten on verso: “Aunt Velma, she never married.”]

via my personal collection

1:22 am
tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1870, “Benjamin Franklin”, Bailey and Magraw
[Portrait of a Civil War veteran who lost his limbs and the tip of his nose to frostbite while marching across the Dakota Territory Plains. He was the only soldier in his Company to survive]
via Ebay Auction

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1870, “Benjamin Franklin”, Bailey and Magraw

[Portrait of a Civil War veteran who lost his limbs and the tip of his nose to frostbite while marching across the Dakota Territory Plains. He was the only soldier in his Company to survive]

via Ebay Auction

1:22 am
tuesday-johnson:

[Late 19th cent. portrait of a gentleman with an eye-patch], O.H. Park
via Ebay Auction

tuesday-johnson:

[Late 19th cent. portrait of a gentleman with an eye-patch], O.H. Park

via Ebay Auction

1:22 am
tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1865, [Unidentified Girl with Hydrocephalus]
via the International Center of Photography

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1865, [Unidentified Girl with Hydrocephalus]

via the International Center of Photography

1:21 am
tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1870, [daguerreotype portrait of a woman looking into mirror]
via the George Eastman House Collection, Still Photograph Archive

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1870, [daguerreotype portrait of a woman looking into mirror]

via the George Eastman House Collection, Still Photograph Archive

1:20 am
tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1860’s, [carte de visite portrait of a bearded lady], Wenderoth & Co.
via Cornell University, “Dawn’s Early Light: The First 50 Years of American Photography” Exhibition

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1860’s, [carte de visite portrait of a bearded lady], Wenderoth & Co.

via Cornell University, “Dawn’s Early Light: The First 50 Years of American Photography” Exhibition

1:20 am
tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1847, [daguerreotype portrait of a well-armed frontiersman with a Sheffield Bowie knife, bar hammer pepperbox, and a .69 caliber smoothbore musket]
via Heritage Auctions

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1847, [daguerreotype portrait of a well-armed frontiersman with a Sheffield Bowie knife, bar hammer pepperbox, and a .69 caliber smoothbore musket]

via Heritage Auctions

1:20 am
tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1850, [daguerreotype portrait of a blind gentleman holding a cat]
via the George Eastman House Collection, Still Photograph Archive

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1850, [daguerreotype portrait of a blind gentleman holding a cat]

via the George Eastman House Collection, Still Photograph Archive

1:18 am
tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1850’s, [daguerreotype portrait of a sleeping, or possibly deceased, child with toys]
via Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1850’s, [daguerreotype portrait of a sleeping, or possibly deceased, child with toys]

via Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs

1:18 am
tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1850’s, [daguerreotype portrait of two gentlemen in white beaver fur hats posed, shaking hands]
via the Daguerreian Society, Mark Koenigsberg Collection

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1850’s, [daguerreotype portrait of two gentlemen in white beaver fur hats posed, shaking hands]

via the Daguerreian Society, Mark Koenigsberg Collection