Animals

Civil War Horse: 1860s

Civil War Horse: 1860s

Lieutenant King's horse. Civil War portrait taken between 1862 and 1865. LOC original medium: glass negative - wet collodion. You can also see this photo and 5000+ others on our Civil War photography site, www.americancivilwarphotos.com.

Teddy's Summer Home: 1905

Teddy's Summer Home: 1905

Interior of hunting trophy room at Theodore Roosevelt's summer home in Sagamore Hill, Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York. 1905 photo showing a pair of mounted bison trophies and a bearskin rug in front of a fireplace. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Me & My Monkey: 1920s

Me & My Monkey: 1920s

American actress, screenwriter and playwright Olga Petrova with monkey on deck of ship. Bain News Service, publisher. No date with photo but likely 1920s. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Gold Rush: 1898

Gold Rush: 1898

Gold mining group in Sheep Camp, Alaska, enroute to the Klondike, Yukon Territory. 1898 photo of a group of men in front of Grand Pacific Hotel. Stereo photograph copyrighted by B.L. Singley (Keystone View Company). LOC original medium: stereograph card.

Peruvian Portrait: 1952

Peruvian Portrait: 1952

Fashion model with llamas and scarecrow, Cusco, Peru. Photo taken in 1952 by photographer Toni Frissell. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Pricey Pigeons: 1937

Pricey Pigeons: 1937

Description with photo: "Passenger pigeon eggs at $300 a piece. Washington, D.C., Dec. 1. Since the last passenger pigeon in existence died in the Cincinnati Zoo in 1914, the eggs from the now extinct birds have become so scarce that G. Ellis Miller, of this city, is asking $300 a piece for the three perfect ones in his possession--with no takers.

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