Alexander Gardner (1821 – 1882)
Execution of conspirators to Lincoln’s assassination (July 7, 1865)
source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Gardner_(photographer)

Documentary Photography

January 29, 2008

Albert Fernique1841-1898
Album de la construction de la Statue de la Liberté. (published 1883, Paris)

source: New York Public Library Digital Collection

Re-enactment of the October 16, 1846 ether operation; daguerrotype by Southworth & Hawes.
image source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Southworth_%26_Hawes_-_First_etherized_operation_%28re-enactment%29.jpg