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The American Civil War ended 150 years ago today: April 9, 1865

Unidentified Photographer, [Private Benjamin F. Smith, 11th U.S. Infantry], ca. 1875 (78.2004) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Woman and Soldier], ca. 1863 (2007.14.1) Alexander Gardner (1821-1882), [Union Army hospital ward], ca. 1864 (81.1999)

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Circular Salome

Unidentified Photographer, [Decapitated Man with Head on a Platter], ca. 1865 (2008.81.15)

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It’s moving day…

Unidentified Photographer, Evacuation of the Louvre Art Treasury – The “Raft of the Medusa” of Gericault evacuated from the Louvre in a truck that usually carries stage scenery, 1939 (1444.2005) Weegee (1899-1968), [Gallo, 15 Downing St., New York]. ca. 1956 … Continue reading

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1/2 x 12 x 12 4 12/12

A. C. McIntyre, Jubilee Singers, ca. 1905 (488.1990) Fisk University opened in Nashville in 1866 as the first American university to offer a liberal arts education to “young men and women irrespective of color.” Five years later the school was … Continue reading

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Friendly ghosts, Frightening Fridays

In one week we will all be celebrating Halloween! I was browsing the ICP Collection looking for spirit photographs, but stumbled upon something much more spooky and mysterious:  Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Invalid Girl with Woman and Cloaked Attendant], ca. 1865, 74.2004 … Continue reading

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Discovery of the New World

                              Attributed to Celestino Degoix, [Monument dedicated to Christopher Columbus. The navigator is portrayed in 15th century clothes with the left arm leaning on an anchor. … Continue reading

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SSSerpentsss…

Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Woman with Snake], ca. 1875 (2008.62.1) Frank Wendt, [Barnum and Baily’s Circus Snake Charmer, Miss Maxine], 1913 (2011.47.72) Frank Wendt, [Snake Charmer], 1898 – ca. 1905 (2011.47.74) Vu, (photo by Man Ray), July 23, 1930 (2009.52.104) Chim … Continue reading

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