Muybridge, Stieglitz, Man Ray and other masters of photography plus Civil War classics and great cities, from Victorian London to New York in the forties, in historic photos.
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|The Building of the Panama Canal in Historic Photographs |
by Ulrich Keller
This tale of an unprecedented technological advance unfolds in a compelling narrative of risks, hardships, disasters, and triumph. More than 160 historic photographs depict exotic settings, workers' housing, dredging operations, much more.
|Russell's Civil War Photographs |
by Captain A. J. Russell
This collection gathers 116 of Russell's very best photos from the conflict, including images of Bull Run, the Virginia campaigns, bridges, railroads, Richmond, and Lincoln's funeral car, many never seen before.
|How the Other Half Lives |
by Jacob Riis
This famous journalistic record of the filth and degradation of New York's slums at the turn of the century is a classic in social thought and of early American photography. Over 100 photographs.
|Victorian London Street Life in Historic Photographs |
by John Thomson
Classic document of social realism contains 37 photographs by famed Victorian photographer Thomson, accompanied by texts offering sharply drawn vignettes of laborers, dustmen, street musicians, shoe blacks, and more.
|Mr. Lincoln's Camera Man: Mathew B. Brady |
by Roy Meredith
Over 300 Brady photos reproduced directly from original negatives. Photos, lively commentary on Jackson, Webster, Grant, Lee, Carnegie, Barnum, Lincoln, Battle Smoke, Death of Rebel Sniper, Atlanta Just After Capture, more.