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Arco di Constantino

Arco di Constantino

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

L'arco degli argentari, adossato alla chiesa di San Giorgio al Velabro

L'arco degli argentari, adossato alla chiesa di San Giorgio al Velabro

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Piazza del Popolo

Piazza del Popolo

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Porta del Popolo

Porta del Popolo

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Bassorilievo dell'arco di Tito

Bassorilievo dell'arco di Tito

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Tempio di Vesta

Tempio di Vesta

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Uno dei Colossi di Campedoglio

Uno dei Colossi di Campedoglio

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Veduta del Foro Romano

Veduta del Foro Romano

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Arco di Giano

Arco di Giano

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Foro e Colonna di Trajano

Foro e Colonna di Trajano

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

S. Pietro in Vaticano

S. Pietro in Vaticano

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Tempio della Pace

Tempio della Pace

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Campedoglio

Campedoglio

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Fontana delle Tartarughe

Fontana delle Tartarughe

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Tempio della Concordia

Tempio della Concordia

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Tempio di Antonino e Faustina

Tempio di Antonino e Faustina

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Veduta di Castel St Angelo. S. Pietro

Veduta di Castel St Angelo. S. Pietro

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Tempo della Fortuna Virile

Tempo della Fortuna Virile

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Campo Vaccino (Foro Romano)

Campo Vaccino (Foro Romano)

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Arco di Settimio Severo

Arco di Settimio Severo

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Panteon

Panteon

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Bassorilievo dell'arco di Tito

Bassorilievo dell'arco di Tito

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

S. Giovanni Laterano

S. Giovanni Laterano

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Monte Cavallo

Monte Cavallo

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Rovine del Foro

Rovine del Foro

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Ponte e Castel S. Angelo

Ponte e Castel S. Angelo

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Fontana di Trevi

Fontana di Trevi

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Arco di Tito

Arco di Tito

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Villa Medici

Villa Medici

Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55)

Zulu in Leopard Costume

Zulu in Leopard Costume

Nicolaas Henneman (Dutch, Heemskerk 1813–1898 London) South Africa

[Emma Charlotte Dillwyn Llewelyn's Album]

[Emma Charlotte Dillwyn Llewelyn's Album]

Within a week of Talbot's public presentation of the photogenic drawing process, John Dillwyn Llewelyn was trying his hand at the new technique. He owed his early introduction to the invention to his wife, the ... more

Zulu Warrior with Ox-hide Shield

Zulu Warrior with Ox-hide Shield

Nicolaas Henneman (Dutch, Heemskerk 1813–1898 London) South Africa

[Album of photographs]

[Album of photographs]

Louis-Pierre-Théophile Dubois de Nehaut (French, active Belgium, 1799–1872)

The Ghost in the Stereoscope

The Ghost in the Stereoscope

Founded in 1854, the London Stereoscopic and Photographic Company was a major publisher of stereographs-cards with two nearly identical photographs mounted side by side that can be viewed through a binocular de... more

Photographic Facsimiles of the Remains of the Epistles of Clement of Rome.  Made from the Unique Copy Preserved in the Codex Alexandrinus.

Photographic Facsimiles of the Remains of the Epistles of Clement of R...

In 1853 Fenton was hired as the first official "Photographer to the British Museum." Eager, in his own words, "to be connected with so useful an application of the photographic art," he made thousands of photog... more

Rogues, a Study of Characters

Rogues, a Study of Characters

Lifter, wife poisoner, forger, sneak thief; cracksman, pickpocket, burglar, highwayman; murderer, counterfeiter, abortionist--each found a place in this gallery of rogues. Photography was first put to service f... more

Madura. The Great Pagoda Jewels.

Madura. The Great Pagoda Jewels.

Linneaus Tripe enlisted in the army of the East India Company at the age of seventeen. While in England on furlough in 1851 and 1853, he purchased cameras and photographic apparatus. The views he made of ancien... more

The Outer Prakarum, or Corridor Around the Temple of the God Sundareshawara

The Outer Prakarum, or Corridor Around the Temple of the God Sundaresh...

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

Elliot Marbles and Other Sculpture from the Central Museum Madras: Group 26

Elliot Marbles and Other Sculpture from the Central Museum Madras: Gro...

In 1853 the newly founded Government Central Museum in Madras acquired a collection of notable marble sculptures that the Scottish Orientalist Walter Elliot had excavated from the Buddhist stupa at Amaravati in... more

Central Museum Madras: Group 27

Central Museum Madras: Group 27

These extraordinary ancient sculptures originally adorned the Great Stupa at Amaravati, one of the finest monuments in the Buddhist world. The pillar at the center comes from a first-century B.C. phase of cons... more

Outer Prakarum on the North Side of the Temple of the God Sundareshwara

Outer Prakarum on the North Side of the Temple of the God Sundareshwar...

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

Arles, Amphithéâtre

Arles, Amphithéâtre

Édouard Baldus (French, born Prussia, 1813–1889)

[Album page with ten photographs of La Comtesse mounted recto and verso]
[Album page with ten photographs of La Comtesse mounted recto and verso]

[Album page with ten photographs of La Comtesse mounted recto and vers...

The photographs laid out by the countess on this page illustrate different stages in a busy day. Midday (top left) shows her in street clothes, ready to partake of a country picnic. In Ernani (top right), a ref... more

[Union Army Officer]

[Union Army Officer]

Unknown (American)

Avignon

Avignon

Édouard Baldus (French, born Prussia, 1813–1889)

Lyon

Lyon

Édouard Baldus (French, born Prussia, 1813–1889)

Vaucluse

Vaucluse

Édouard Baldus (French, born Prussia, 1813–1889)

Saint-Rémy

Saint-Rémy

Édouard Baldus (French, born Prussia, 1813–1889)

[Broadside for the Capture of John Wilkes Booth, John Surratt, and David Herold]

[Broadside for the Capture of John Wilkes Booth, John Surratt, and Dav...

On the night of April 14, 1865, just five days after Lee's surrender to Grant at Appomattox, John Wilkes Booth shot Lincoln at the Ford Theatre in Washington, D.C. Within twenty-four hours, Secret Service direc... more

Armagh Man (William Stickers?) laughs in the face of "Post No Bills" signs

Armagh Man (William Stickers?) laughs in the face of "Post No Bills" s...

Cheating a little with the title of this one, as there is no "Post No Bills" sign to be seen (although we know they existed in Ireland long before ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/8178145805 ) this pho... more

[Plaster Casts of Bodies, Pompeii]

[Plaster Casts of Bodies, Pompeii]

Much as photography fixes a moment in time, the eruption of Mount Vesuvius on August 24 in a.d. 79 preserved the city of Pompeii in eerie detail. Fascination with the site began with its excavation in the mid-e... more

Five Men

Five Men

The original stamp visible on the back of this rare portrait reveals that the image is an early photograph from the Lutterodt studio and that it was probably taken about 1880. The sophisticated backdrop combine... more

Eyre Square, Galway

Eyre Square, Galway

Featuring the shyest tram passengers ever.....Date: 1880s?..NLI Ref.: L_ROY_00775 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000325307 )

Penny Farthing

Penny Farthing

Mr. T. Doyle of Yoletown Roller Mills, Wexford with a penny farthing bicycle. It is not clear whether this bike was Mr. Doyle's, or a rather exotic photographic studio prop...Bob Montgomery 2012 said:."This is ... more

[Follett Family Album of Children Costumed for a Fancy Dress Ball]
Life and Landscape on the Norfolk Broads

Life and Landscape on the Norfolk Broads

Peter Henry Emerson (British, born Cuba, 1856–1936)

Dining Saloon on the S.S. Great Eastern

Dining Saloon on the S.S. Great Eastern

Thought that after our couple of "shippy" days, it'd be interesting to see what was available to passengers below decks on snazzy (technical term) vessels like the Brunel-designed S.S. Great Eastern, berthed in... more

Pilot Office, Belfast

Pilot Office, Belfast

Men working on tracks at the docks in Belfast beside the Pilot Office...Thanks to Gerry Ward ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/gerryward/ ) for this great background information:."The Pilot Office stood on the no... more

March 1 (allegedly), 1897

March 1 (allegedly), 1897

So far in my attempt to post a picture every day ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/collections/72157626612128423/ ) taken on that date/month, I've been so scrupulous that not even an independent assesso... more

Alexandra Graving Dock, Belfast (2)

Alexandra Graving Dock, Belfast (2)

… taken from further back, showing all of the Rothesay Bay out of Glasgow (is that how it's termed?)...Date: Between October and December 1889 or between July 1890 and mid-1899..NLI Ref.: L_NS_01663 ( http://ca... more

Queenstown, where soldiers found a home, and sailors their rest

Queenstown, where soldiers found a home, and sailors their rest

Lovely view of Queenstown (now Cobh), and more evidence of harbour-side urinals, though perhaps not as fancy as the ones we saw at City Quay, Dublin ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/8042702091/ ) ...Dat... more

H.M.S. Warspite at Queenstown, now Cobh

H.M.S. Warspite at Queenstown, now Cobh

Since we visited Kingstown yesterday, thought we might swing by Queenstown in Co. Cork today, now renamed Cobh...This photo lacks the usual impeccable clarity of our Lawrence Collection photos, but thought you ... more

Trinity College Dublin, late 19th century

Trinity College Dublin, late 19th century

Very bustling scene at College Green in Dublin (at 13:16 o' the clock?). There are surely clues in this streetscape that can help us narrow down the date.....This photo was taken probably by Robert French, chie... more

Drung Hill, Co. Kerry

Drung Hill, Co. Kerry

NLI Ref.: LIMP 2947 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000058720 )

Curves in Cork

Curves in Cork

Chose this curvy photo of the railway station in Cork for the bewildering multiplicity of signage. Most scenes in our early photos are blissfully uncluttered, but not this one!..Also chose it because it has a c... more

The Docks, Belfast

The Docks, Belfast

Paddle Steamer in for repairs/re-fit? Either way, couldn't resist the amphitheatre effect of this working environment...N.B.: Had intended to ask you all to pace yourselves with these photos of Belfast, Cork, ... more

[Ivan Constantinovich Aivasovski]

[Ivan Constantinovich Aivasovski]

The Russian Romantic artist Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky (1817–1900) was widely renowned for his paintings of sea battles, shipwrecks, and storms at sea. Born into an Armenian family in the Crimean port city... more

H.M.S. Melampus in all her glory

H.M.S. Melampus in all her glory

Taken at the harbour in Kingstown, Co. Dublin - now renamed Dun Laoghaire...Think we might get a bit nautical (not ruling out naughty either) for the next few days, in honour of the Dublin Tall Ships Races Fest... more

Boats at La Rochelle

Boats at La Rochelle

Eugène Atget (French, Libourne 1857–1927 Paris)

On a bicycle made for three

On a bicycle made for three

Anyone know the technical term for this very snazzy bicycle? These natty gentlemen are members of the Waterford Bicycle Club.....Photographer: Poole Photographic Studios ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Search/Results... more

Organ-grinder

Organ-grinder

Although he trained as an actor at the National Conservatory in Paris, Eugène Atget's love of the theater served him best when he abandoned the stage and took up the camera. In the late 1880s he began photograp... more

May 28, 1901

May 28, 1901

Waterford Bicycle Club group outside the Court House, Catherine Street, Waterford...Date: Tuesday, 28 May 1901..NLI Ref.: POOLEIMP 869 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000036564 )

Curragh Camp Fire Brigade

Curragh Camp Fire Brigade

Shiny and gleaming (new?) horse-drawn fire tender at the Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare. The men have FB, presumably for Fire Brigade, on their uniform collars and as an emblem on their gorgeously ornate helmets, an... more

Lys

Lys

Eugène Atget (French, Libourne 1857–1927 Paris)

S.S. Shannon

S.S. Shannon

Yesterday's photo of the S.S. Hazel showed hundreds of people bundled on board. Today, a rather more orderly group are disembarking the S.S. Shannon at Cappagh Pier, Kilrush, Co. Clare...P.S. Did we ever come t... more

The Square, Rathdowney, Co. Laois, circa 1900

The Square, Rathdowney, Co. Laois, circa 1900

This photo was taken probably by Robert French, chief photographer of William Lawrence Photographic Studios of Dublin...You can compare this view of the The Square at Rathdowney with its companion photo ( http:... more

Unidentified = Eel Weir taken from Town Bridge in Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Unidentified = Eel Weir taken from Town Bridge in Athlone, Co. Westmea...

Thought this was probably on the River Shannon somewhere, but excellent that we now have a proper location for this Lawrence Collection photo that previously had only the rather sad title of Unidentified on our... more

Spiral

Spiral

Not quite a Wall of Death, but this must surely have been quite a thrilling act for audiences at Lloyd's Circus nonetheless. I like the tiny part of the crowd that's lit up by sunlight...Lloyd's Circus (aka Llo... more

Steam power

Steam power

Work on construction of a new railway cutting in Waterford. This photo was commissioned by a Mr Cuthbert, perhaps of Gracedieu, Waterford...Interesting juxtaposition of old and new technologies - horse versus s... more

Cherry Bounce

Cherry Bounce

Completely stealing the title for this one from Little Women where Amy uses the term that the March family's household helper, Hannah, used for Mr. Laurence's Char-a-Banc...This gorgeous touring car is pictured... more

Temprance Bar!

Temprance Bar!

Bad spelling over the door aside, surely a Temperance Bar is a bit of a contradiction in terms?..The main focus here is Thomas Strand's establishment at no. 5 Tivoli Terrace in Lisdoonvarna (lovely lamp lurking... more

Fast Excursion to the International Exhibition

Fast Excursion to the International Exhibition

It looks as if some quite stylish ladies have just alighted from a train at Limerick Railway Station, though they're of no interest to local children who are completely focused on the photographer...Delighted t... more

Lawrence No. 1

Lawrence No. 1

Think this is a good shot of Sackville Street, the G.P.O. and Nelson's Pillar in and of itself (and certainly tram heaven for transport enthusiasts), but like it also as it's "No. 1" of the Lawrence Cabinet-siz... more

Get set!

Get set!

Thanks to input from Bob Montgomery 2012, we now know that this bicycle race took place on the cycle track built by William G.D. Goff, pioneer cyclist and motorist, in the People's Park, Waterford. The track op... more

Motoring on The Mall

Motoring on The Mall

Mr Goff (bearded) driving with Colonel McGrath on The Mall in Waterford. This was the bare bones of information we originally had on this photo.....However, thanks to Bob Montgomery 2012 for his fantastic contr... more

What's going on here then?

What's going on here then?

All we have is that it was taken in Waterford, and "Manor" - Manor Street? Manor Hill? and the title Motor cars in yard...Any and all ideas as to what the yokes are along the wall will be entertained.....Date: ... more

Grand Trianon

Grand Trianon

Eugène Atget (French, Libourne 1857–1927 Paris)

3/10 26 Yl El Illk[?]

3/10 26 Yl El Illk[?]

Unaware of the Wright brothers' success, the Danish engineer Ellehammer worked in isolation to invent a means of flight, a feat he achieved on September 12, 1906. He soon shifted his attention to vertical fligh... more

Banen paa Lindholm 1905.

Banen paa Lindholm 1905.

Unaware of the Wright brothers' success, the Danish engineer Ellehammer worked in isolation to invent a means of flight, a feat he achieved on September 12, 1906. He soon shifted his attention to vertical fligh... more

Flyvernaskinin paa Banen

Flyvernaskinin paa Banen

Unaware of the Wright brothers' success, the Danish engineer Ellehammer worked in isolation to invent a means of flight, a feat he achieved on September 12, 1906. He soon shifted his attention to vertical fligh... more

Ellehammers roterende Aeroplan for lodret Start. 1911.

Ellehammers roterende Aeroplan for lodret Start. 1911.

Unaware of the Wright brothers' success, the Danish engineer Ellehammer worked in isolation to invent a means of flight, a feat he achieved on September 12, 1906. He soon shifted his attention to vertical fligh... more

Treplau, Kollekolle. 1907.

Treplau, Kollekolle. 1907.

Unaware of the Wright brothers' success, the Danish engineer Ellehammer worked in isolation to invent a means of flight, a feat he achieved on September 12, 1906. He soon shifted his attention to vertical fligh... more

Pendiue Ophanguing of Motor og Flyver.

Pendiue Ophanguing of Motor og Flyver.

Unaware of the Wright brothers' success, the Danish engineer Ellehammer worked in isolation to invent a means of flight, a feat he achieved on September 12, 1906. He soon shifted his attention to vertical fligh... more

Samme Motor i Marine Flyvebaad.

Samme Motor i Marine Flyvebaad.

Unaware of the Wright brothers' success, the Danish engineer Ellehammer worked in isolation to invent a means of flight, a feat he achieved on September 12, 1906. He soon shifted his attention to vertical fligh... more

Ieyl. skjerneformet Motor Standard Type. 30HK.

Ieyl. skjerneformet Motor Standard Type. 30HK.

Unaware of the Wright brothers' success, the Danish engineer Ellehammer worked in isolation to invent a means of flight, a feat he achieved on September 12, 1906. He soon shifted his attention to vertical fligh... more

Samme  Aeroplan svarende.

Samme Aeroplan svarende.

Unaware of the Wright brothers' success, the Danish engineer Ellehammer worked in isolation to invent a means of flight, a feat he achieved on September 12, 1906. He soon shifted his attention to vertical fligh... more

Samme Motor i Marine Flyvebaad.

Samme Motor i Marine Flyvebaad.

Unaware of the Wright brothers' success, the Danish engineer Ellehammer worked in isolation to invent a means of flight, a feat he achieved on September 12, 1906. He soon shifted his attention to vertical fligh... more

Flyvebaad, 1909-1910.

Flyvebaad, 1909-1910.

Unaware of the Wright brothers' success, the Danish engineer Ellehammer worked in isolation to invent a means of flight, a feat he achieved on September 12, 1906. He soon shifted his attention to vertical fligh... more