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Flag Day, 2017

Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified World War One soldier against a United States flag background], ca. 1910s (DA.1B33.22) Unidentified Photographer, [Soldier sitting on bench in front of United States flag], ca. 1930s-50s (DA.1B31.91) Unidentified Photographer, [Soldier in front of United States flag], … Continue reading

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Eye See

Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Man], ca. 1865-70, (2014.18.1) This tintype is striking. The portrait, a recent acquisition, is large: a full-plate, 8 3/8 x 6 3/8 inches. There’s a thoughtful minimalism. The sitter is sublime, with abundant and equine facial hair. … Continue reading

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[Man holding paintbrush and standing against a landscape backdrop]

Unidentified Photographer, [Man holding paintbrush and standing against a landscape backdrop], 1860-1900 (2014.77.12) Unidentified Photographer, [Man holding paintbrush and standing against a landscape backdrop], 1860-1900 (2014.77.12, verso)

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[Wooden chair in front of a landscape backdrop]

Unidentified Photographer, [Wooden chair in front of a landscape backdrop], ca. 1860-1900 (2014.77.3)

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This is a Labor Day blog post

Unidentified Photographer, [Two Domestic Workers], ca. 1875 (72.2004) Unidentified Photographer, [Two Masons], ca. 1870 (2010.43.3) Unidentified Photographer, [Blacksmith], ca. 1860 (77.2004) Fred Weese, [Blacksmith], June 20, 1886 (81.2004) Unidentified Photographer, [Chemist], ca. 1880 (2010.43.2) If the first Labor Day “was … Continue reading

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Super Tintype Tuesday

Unidentified Photographer, [Horatio Seymour Campaign Buttons], 1868 (2008.16.1) Horatio Seymour (1810-1886) was a mayor of Utica, member of the New York House of Representatives, two nonconsecutive term New York state governor and unsuccessful Democratic presidential candidate in 1868 against Ulysses … Continue reading

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Tintype Tuesday: Six Horses

Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified horse], ca. 1880 (2010.21.9) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified horse wearing a harness to drive away flies], ca. 1872 (2007.54.15) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified horses and plow], ca. 1975 (2007.54.24) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified horse], ca. 1875 (2007.54.19) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified … Continue reading

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