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LL/74688
Unidentified photographer
Building a feeder for Erie Canal, with boat
1855 (ca)
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate
6.9 x 5.7 cm
 
George Eastman Museum
Gift of Donald K. Weber, 1995.1263.0001
 
LL/74688

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LL/50507
Unidentified daguerreotypist (American)
[Canal Construction Scene]
1850 (ca)
Daguerreotype, whole plate
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
Object number: 84.XT.1581.21
 
LL/50507

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LL/50508
Unidentified daguerreotypist (American)
Canal Lock Under Construction
1850 (ca)
Daguerreotype, whole plate
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
Object number: 84.XT.1581.4
 
LL/50508

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LL/82073
James Date
Building the Great Western Railway's branchline to Watchet
1861, August
Ambrotype, stereo
 
Dominic Winter Book Auctions
Photography: The First 150 Years, 9 March 2018, Lot: 335
 
LL/82073 [Further details available]

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LL/50708
Henry P. Bosse
DeSoto, Wisconsin
1891
Cyanotype
10 5/8 in. x 13 7/16 in. (26.99 cm x 34.13 cm) Source: http://www.sfmoma.org/explore/collection/artwork/31916#ixzz2THeFDVLi 10 5/8 x 13 7/16 ins (26.99 x 34.13 cm)
 
SFMOMA - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Collection of the Sack Photographic Trust
 
LL/50708

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LL/7714
Alois Löcherer
Transporting the Bavaria Statue to Theresienwiese [Die Bearbeitung der BAVARIA nach dem Guss, München]
1850
Salt print, from calotype negative
9 /7/8 x 9 1/8 ins (25 x 23 cm)
 
Museum Ludwig
 
LL/7714 [Further details available]

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LL/54630
Pierre Petit
Eiffel Tower under construction, building of the foundation
1888 (taken printed later)
Gelatin silver print
26,5 x 26,5 cm (ca)
 
Bassenge Photography Auctions
Auction 4 June 2014, 19th-21st Century Photography, Lot: 4035
 
LL/54630

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LL/84965
Henry Holden
Durham from the North showing commencement of Viaduct in 1854
1854
Salt print / albumen print
 
Private collection of Billy Embleton
 
LL/84965

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LL/84962
Henry Holden
Durham Viaduct June 1855
1855, June
Salt print / albumen print
 
Private collection of Billy Embleton
 
LL/84962

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LL/64475
Robert Henry Cheney
Reading room during course of erection, British Library, London, England
1855 (ca)
Photograph
 
CCA: Canadian Centre for Architecture
PH1978:0103:041
 
LL/64475

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LL/40224
Philip Henry Delamotte
The Upper Gallery
[Rebuilding the Crystal Palace]
1855
Photographic print
16.5 x 20.5 cm
 
British Library
Shelfmark: Tab.442.a.5, Item number: 49
 
LL/40224

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LL/58275
Louis-Emile Durandelle
Vue des escaliers secondaires prise du vestibule. Octbe 64 Nouvel Opéra de Paris
1864
Épreuve sur papier albuminé d'après un négatif verre
22 x 16.4 cm
 
Pierre Bergé & Associés
Une histoire particulière de la photographie Collection de Monsieur et Madame X, 19 March 2015, Lot: 250
 
LL/58275 [Further details available]

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LL/51644
B.L. Spackman
[Interior View Construction at the 1862 International Exhibition at South Kensington, England]
1859-1862
Albumen silver print, from glass negative
23.5 x 29.1 cm (9 1/4 x 11 7/16 in.)
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gift of Charles Schwartz, 2003, Accession Number: 2003.579.10
 
LL/51644

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LL/57998
Ernest Hallen
Panama Canal: Lock gates under construction
1912, June
Gelatin silver print
 
George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Panama Canal Museum Collection, Resource Identifier: accession number - 2002.038.056.002, System ID: PCMI006830:00001
 
LL/57998 [Further details available]

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LL/55181
Alphonse-Louis Poitevin
Halles Centrales, a Paris, Vue du pavillon sud-ouest pendant le montage
1856
Poitevin process photolithograph
 
Archive Farms
 
LL/55181 [Further details available]

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LL/40945
Louis-Emile Durandelle
General View Taken from the Small Staircase; Construction of the Paris Opéra
1867
Albumen print from wet collodion on glass negative
28.2 x 38.4 cm (image) 37.8 x 48.9 cm (sheet)
 
Victoria and Albert Museum
Museum number: E.2343-1990
 
LL/40945

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LL/57352
Unidentified photographer
Construction de la caserne du château d'eau "Prince Eugène"
1865 (ca)
Albumen print
21 x 14 cm
 
Interencheres - Lyon
14 January 2014, Tresors de la Photographie, Lot: 456
 
LL/57352

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LL/86105
Andreas Groll
The building of the Opera (view from the Opera intersection of the Ringstrasse)
1865 (ca)
Albumen print
 
Private collection of Dr. Adrian-Silvan Ionescu
 
LL/86105

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LL/75325
Victor Prevost
Pipes in Connection with the New Reservoir near 86th St.
1862, 23 September
Albumen print
14.0 x 13.9 cm
 
George Eastman Museum
Purchase, 1976.0031.0031
 
LL/75325

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LL/42379
Édouard Baldus
Aqueduc de Roquefavour
[Les Travaux Publics de la France]
1878-1882 (published)
Phototypie, collotypie
23.3 x 32.2 cm (image)
 
Musée français de la Photographie
Inventory no: D82.4056.18
 
LL/42379

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LL/25606
Unidentified photographer
Title unknown
[Construction du Chemin de Fer Métropolitan Municipal de Paris]
1906-1910
Gelatin silver print
6.8 x 9.1 in (17.2 x 23 cm, image)
 
Paul Frecker
 
LL/25606 [Further details available]

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LL/45684
Emilio Biel
Construction of the "Ponte Maria Pia" in Porto [Portugal]
[ConstruþÒo da "Ponte Maria Pia", no Porto]
1877, 15 August
Albumen print
 
Private collection of Manuel Magalhaes
 
LL/45684 [Further details available]

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LL/86615
W.J. Bell (Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.)
Michigan Canal
n.d.
Boudoir card
 
Jeffrey Kraus Antique Photographics
 
LL/86615

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LL/83706
Unidentified photographer
The excavation works at the Isthmus of Corinth. Corinth
1885 (ca)
Photograph
 
Benaki Museum - Photographic Archives Department
Inventory no: ΦΑ_1_157
 
LL/83706

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LL/46718
A.J. Russell
Supply train
[Photographs taken during construction of the Union Pacific Railroad]
1864-1869
Albumen print
28.2 x 35.5 cm
 
Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Call Number: ZZc10 864un, Image ID Number: 1078092
 
LL/46718

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LL/11727
Jackson Brothers (Omaha, Nebraska)
#192 Dale Creek Bridge (Detail)
[Scenery of the Union Pacific Railroad]
n.d.
Stereocard
 
Jefferson Stereoptics
Courtesy of John Saddy (Auction, Tues. May 23rd & Thurs. May 25th, 2006, # 06-2, Lot 198)
 
LL/11727 [Further details available]

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LL/64090
Louis-Emile Durandelle
[Architects visit the works]
1888, 16 June
Albumen silver print, mounted
27 x 43.2 cm (10 5/8 x 17 in.)
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
Object Number: 87.XM.121.5
 
LL/64090 [Further details available]

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LL/79313
Unidentified photographer
'Views showing Wind Bracing.' Two views of the Forth Bridge during Reconstruction
1889
Collotype
33.7 x 42.9 cm
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-2001-7-1638-28
 
LL/79313 [Further details available]

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LL/19261
Lewis W. Hine
Field engineer for power construction
[Empire State Building]
1930 (ca)
Silver contact print
6 3/4 x 4 3/4 in (17.1 x 12 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, May 22, 2007, #2115, Lot 305)
 
LL/19261 [Further details available]

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LL/38915
William Notman
James Hodges and staff, Montreal, QC
[Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC]
1859 (ca)
Silver salts on paper mounted on card - Albumen process
20 x 25 cm
 
McCord Museum of Canadian History
© McCord Museum, Gift of Mrs. J. B. Learmont, N-0000.113
 
LL/38915 [Further details available]

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LL/50730
Georges Poulet
Pont d’Empalme sur le Rio Salado
[Aurora Argentina]
1890
Cyantotype
 
Daniel Blau Ltd
 
LL/50730

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LL/68495
C.D. Arnold (Chief, Department of Photography)
1018. Administration
[World's Columbian Exposition]
1892 (copyright)
Albumen print
 
Private collection of Sergio Gutierrez
 
LL/68495

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LL/55632
Isaac Davidson (1845-1922)
Grading on Big Bluff, three miles above Heron's Rapids (Chinese workers building the Northern Pacific Railroad at Clark's Fork Division, Oregon)
1870s (ca)
Albumen print
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 ins (14 x 21 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, Oct 17, 2014, #2361, Lot 13)
 
LL/55632 [Further details available]

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LL/60195
François Gobinet de Villechole, known as Franck (1816-1906)
Untitled [Civil engineering in Paris]
[Journey to the Center of Paris]
1860
Albumen print
19 x 25 cm
 
The Romantic Agony Book & Print Auctions
Auction 19 June 2015, Lot: 88
 
LL/60195 [Further details available]

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LL/45381
J. Duclos
Ponts de Nantes, Sur La Loire
1865
Albumen print
 
Museum of Photographic Arts - MOPA
Gift of Stephen White, Accession Number: 2005.024.004
 
LL/45381

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LL/64876
Union Photographique Française
Construction of Place de la Bastille Metro Station, Paris
1906
Gelatin silve print, printed mount
6 3/4 x 9 ins
 
Archive Farms
 
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LL/73513
J.C. Townshend
Bengal-Nagpur Railway Construction, Photograph No. 16
1890
Albumen print
 
DeGolyer Library, South Methodist University - SMU
Call Number : Ag1982.0044
 
LL/73513 [Further details available]

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LL/73514
J.C. Townshend
Bengal-Nagpur Railway Construction, Photograph No. 09
1890
Albumen print
 
DeGolyer Library, South Methodist University - SMU
Call Number : Ag1982.0044
 
LL/73514 [Further details available]

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LL/73515
William J. Johnson
Ghaut incline G.I.P.Ry. [Great Indian Peninsula Railway]
[Photographs of Western India. Volume III. Scenery, Public Buildings, &c.]
1855-1862 (ca)
Albumen print
 
DeGolyer Library, South Methodist University - SMU
Call Number : Ag2002.1407x
 
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LL/73516
William J. Johnson
Railway Viaduct on the Thul Ghaut line
[Photographs of Western India. Volume II. Scenery, Public Buildings, &c.]
1855-1862 (ca)
Albumen print
 
DeGolyer Library, South Methodist University - SMU
Call Number : Ag2002.1407x
 
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LL/73517
William J. Johnson
On the Bhore Ghaut - Laying down the Rails
[Photographs of Western India. Volume II. Scenery, Public Buildings, &c.]
1855-1862 (ca)
Albumen print
 
DeGolyer Library, South Methodist University - SMU
Call Number : Ag2002.1407x
 
LL/73517

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LL/73586
Marc Ferrez
Minas and Rio Railway, Brazil: Viaduct, at Kilometer 20 Meter 160
[Minas and Rio Railway, Brazil]
1881-1884 (ca)
Albumen print
26.7 x 36 cm
 
National Library of Brazil, Iconography Division (Fundação Biblioteca Nacional. Divisão de Iconografia)
Thereza Christina Maria Collection
 
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LL/73587
Marc Ferrez
Minas and Rio Railway, Brazil: Bridge, at Kilometer 32 Meter 12
[Minas and Rio Railway, Brazil]
1881-1884 (ca)
Albumen print
19.3 x 24.8 cm
 
National Library of Brazil, Iconography Division (Fundação Biblioteca Nacional. Divisão de Iconografia)
Thereza Christina Maria Collection
 
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LL/73588
Marc Ferrez
Paranaguá to Curitiba Railway. Paraná Province: Conselheiro Sinimbu Viaduct, Kilometer 64.292. 3 Spans of 20 Meters
[Paranaguá to Curitiba Railway, Brazil]
1880-1884 (ca)
Albumen print
26 x 36.3 cm
 
National Library of Brazil, Iconography Division (Fundação Biblioteca Nacional. Divisão de Iconografia)
Thereza Christina Maria Collection
 
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LL/76911
Thomas Annan
Piping across the Balfron Road
1859
Albumen print
20.9 x 28.6 cm (8 1/4 x 11 1/4 in.) (image) 38 x 48.5 cm (14 15/16 x 19 1/18 in.) (sheet)
 
The Mitchell Library, Special Collections
Glasgow Museums and Libraries Collection, Glasgow Life
 
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LL/77036
Delboy brothers
Construction of the Bridge over the Merwede River near Sliedrecht
1882, 8 July
Photograph, on printed mount
21.5 x 36.2 cm (image) 32.8 x 38.6 cm (mount)
 
Rijksmuseum
Object number: RP-F-2005-95
 
LL/77036 [Further details available]

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LL/78748
Charles Marville
Excavation of the Butte des Moulins for the Construction of the Avenue de l'Opéra, Paris
1877
Albumen print
25.9 c 35.9 cm
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-1996-257
 
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LL/79729
Louis Lafon (French, active 1870s–90s)
Tubular Jetty, Mouth of the Adour, Port of Bayonne
1892
Albumen silver print, from glass negative
36.5 x 47.3 cm (14 3/8 x 18 5/8 ins) (image)
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Purchase, Alfred Stieglitz Society Gifts, 2008, Accession Number: 2008.145
 
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LL/81639
Édouard Baldus
The Chaumont Viaduct
1856 (ca)
Salt print
10 5/8 x 16 1/2 ins (26.99 x 41.91 cm) (image)
 
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Gift of the Hall Family Foundation, Object number: 2006.30.3
 
LL/81639

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LL/81325
Lewis W. Hine
He Lays a Beam High Upon Empire State Building
1931 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
10 1/2 x 13 1/2 ins (26.67 x 34.29 cm) (overall)
 
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., Object number: 2005.27.1481
 
LL/81325

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LL/83085
Unidentified photographer
Reconstruction of the 314-meter high antenna tower in Lakihegy. The engineer is 90 metres above the ground, Szigetszentmiklós, Hungary
1946
Photograph
 
FOTO:Fortepan
www.fortepan.hu (Accessed: May 2018), Id: 56131, Donor: Rádió És Televízió Újság
 
LL/83085

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Albumen prints - Albumen prints
Albumen prints - Albumen prints: Architecture
Ambrotypes - Stereo ambrotypes
Architecture - Bridges, viaducts, trestles and jetties
Architecture - Delmaet & Durandelle: The Paris Opera (1861-1875)
Architecture - Lewis W. Hine: Empire State Building (1929-1931)
Architecture - Philip Henry Delamotte: The Crystal Palace (1854-1855)
Argentina - Georges Poulet: Aurora Argentina (1890s)
Austria - Austria: Vienna
Canada - William Notman: The construction of Victoria Bridge, Montreal, Canada (1854-1859)
Cityscapes - Urban - Landscape: Construction within cityscapes
Civil engineering - Alois Löcherer: The statue of Bavaria, Munich (1844-1850)
Civil engineering - Andrew J. Russell: The Great West Illustrated in a Series of Photographic Views Across the Continent, Taken Along the Line of the Union Pacific Railroad, West from Omaha, Nebraska
Civil engineering - B.L. Spackman: Construction at the 1862 International Exhibition at South Kensington, England (1859-1862)
Civil engineering - Bridges, viaducts, trestles and jetties
Civil engineering - Construction du Chemin de Fer Metropolitan Municipal de Paris (1905-1910)
Civil engineering - Daguerreotypes of canal construction (ca. 1850)
Civil engineering - Delmaet & Durandelle: The Paris Opera (1861-1875)
Civil engineering - Emilio Biel: Construction of the Ponte Maria Pia in Porto (1876-1877)
Civil engineering - Georges Poulet: Aurora Argentina (1890s)
Civil engineering - Introduction to civil engineering
Civil engineering - Les Travaux Publics de la France (1878-1882)
Civil engineering - Lewis W. Hine: Empire State Building (1929-1931)
Civil engineering - Louis-Emile Durandelle: Eiffel Tower (1887-1889)
Civil engineering - Panama Canal - Second attempt (1904-1914)
Civil engineering - Philip Henry Delamotte: The Crystal Palace (1854-1855)
Civil engineering - Structural steel
Civil engineering - William Notman: The construction of Victoria Bridge, Montreal, Canada (1854-1859)
Civil engineering - Wyoming: Dale Creek Crossing (1868-1901)
Cyanotypes - Cyanotypes
Cyanotypes - Georges Poulet: Aurora Argentina (1890s)
Cyanotypes - Henry P. Bosse: Views on the Mississippi River
Dark tents and dark boxes - Jackson Brothers (Omaha, Nebraska): Scenery of the Union Pacific Railroad - #192 Dale Creek Bridge
Dark tents and dark boxes - Photographs of dark tents, dark boxes and photographers in the field
Documentary - Delmaet & Durandelle: The Paris Opera (1861-1875)
Documentary - Emilio Biel: Construction of the Ponte Maria Pia in Porto (1876-1877)
Documentary - Les Travaux Publics de la France (1878-1882)
Documentary - Lewis W. Hine: Empire State Building (1929-1931)
Documentary - Louis-Emile Durandelle: Eiffel Tower (1887-1889)
Documentary - Philip Henry Delamotte: The Crystal Palace (1854-1855)
Documentary - William Notman: The construction of Victoria Bridge, Montreal, Canada (1854-1859)
Eiffel Tower - Louis-Emile Durandelle: Eiffel Tower (1887-1889)
Eiffel Tower - Paris: The Eiffel Tower
Exhibitions and competitions - Philip Henry Delamotte: The Crystal Palace (1854-1855)
France - Delmaet & Durandelle: The Paris Opera (1861-1875)
France - Introduction to photography in France
France - Les Travaux Publics de la France (1878-1882)
Germany - Alois Löcherer: The statue of Bavaria, Munich (1844-1850)
India - Railways of India
Jules Verne: Around the World in Eighty Days - Wyoming: Dale Creek Crossing (1868-1901)
Land transportation - Wagon trains
Landscape - Figures within the landscape
Landscape photography and environmental issues - Railways and the landscape
Landscapes of North America - Andrew J. Russell: The Great West Illustrated in a Series of Photographic Views Across the Continent, Taken Along the Line of the Union Pacific Railroad, West from Omaha, Nebraska
London - B.L. Spackman: Construction at the 1862 International Exhibition at South Kensington, England (1859-1862)
London - Introduction to photography in London
London - Philip Henry Delamotte: The Crystal Palace (1854-1855)
Michigan - Introduction to photography in Michigan
New York - Lewis W. Hine: Empire State Building (1929-1931)
Occupational - Introduction to occupationals
Occupations and roles - Introduction to occupationals
Panama - Introduction to photography in Panama
Panama - Panama Canal - Second attempt (1904-1914)
Paris - Construction du Chemin de Fer Metropolitan Municipal de Paris (1905-1910)
Paris - Delmaet & Durandelle: The Paris Opera (1861-1875)
Paris - Introduction to photography in Paris
Paris - Paris: Les Halles
Paris - Paris: The Eiffel Tower
Photographing art - sculpture - Alois Löcherer: The statue of Bavaria, Munich (1844-1850)
Portugal - Emilio Biel: Construction of the Ponte Maria Pia in Porto (1876-1877)
Railways - Andrew J. Russell: The Great West Illustrated in a Series of Photographic Views Across the Continent, Taken Along the Line of the Union Pacific Railroad, West from Omaha, Nebraska
Railways - Construction du Chemin de Fer Metropolitan Municipal de Paris (1905-1910)
Railways - Georges Poulet: Aurora Argentina (1890s)
Railways - Railways of India
Railways - The expansion and significance of railways in the nineteenth century
Railways - Wyoming: Dale Creek Crossing (1868-1901)
Rivers and streams - Henry P. Bosse: Views on the Mississippi River
Scotland - Introduction to photography in Scotland
Scotland - Scotland: Forth Bridge
Sequences and series - Louis-Emile Durandelle: Eiffel Tower (1887-1889)
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Stereo ambrotypes
Transportation - Les Travaux Publics de la France (1878-1882)
UK - Philip Henry Delamotte: The Crystal Palace (1854-1855)
Wagon trains - Wagon trains
Water transportation - Daguerreotypes of canal construction (ca. 1850)
Wet-plate photography - Photographs of dark tents, dark boxes and photographers in the field
World's Fairs and International Exhibitions - B.L. Spackman: Construction at the 1862 International Exhibition at South Kensington, England (1859-1862)
World's Fairs and International Exhibitions - Exhibitions: 1893 United States World's Fair Columbian Exposition - The Chicago World's Fair
World's Fairs and International Exhibitions - International exhibitions and World Fairs
World's Fairs and International Exhibitions - Louis-Emile Durandelle: Eiffel Tower (1887-1889)
World's Fairs and International Exhibitions - Philip Henry Delamotte: The Crystal Palace (1854-1855)
Wyoming - Wyoming: Dale Creek Crossing (1868-1901)


 
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