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American Civil War (1861-1865)American Civil War (1861-1865)PortraitPortrait
TintypesTintypesStereoviews, stereographs and stereocardsStereoviews, stereographs and stereocards
GeologyGeologyClimate and weatherClimate and weather
EgyptEgyptThe Pyramids and the SphinxThe Pyramids and the Sphinx
Rooms and their contentsRooms and their contentsExpeditions and explorationExpeditions and exploration
Rustic fences, gates, trees and stumpsRustic fences, gates, trees and stumpsFashionFashion
PropagandaPropagandaMultiple exposuresMultiple exposures
DaguerreotypesDaguerreotypesOccupations and rolesOccupations and roles
Dark tents and dark boxesDark tents and dark boxesScotlandScotland
PropsPropsJules Verne: Around the World in Eighty DaysJules Verne: Around the World in Eighty Days
Still lifeStill lifeArchitectureArchitecture
Wet-plate photographyWet-plate photographyBalustradesBalustrades
Social life of photographsSocial life of photographsTreesTrees
Cabinet cardsCabinet cardsFirst World War (1914-1918)First World War (1914-1918)
Mobile studiosMobile studiosComposite and combination printsComposite and combination prints
Water and waterfallsWater and waterfallsScientificScientific
Carte de visiteCarte de visiteGroup portraitsGroup portraits
Fakes, forgeries, tricks and deceptionsFakes, forgeries, tricks and deceptionsStampsStamps
GardensGardensAdvertising in newspapersAdvertising in newspapers
Christian architectureChristian architectureMountainsMountains
Abstraction of the realAbstraction of the realBackmarksBackmarks
WarWarCard photographsCard photographs
JapanJapanAlbumen printsAlbumen prints
Exteriors of photographic studiosExteriors of photographic studiosTipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographsTipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs
PanoramasPanoramasPhotography assimilated into popular culturePhotography assimilated into popular culture
Photographic studiosPhotographic studiosSports and pastimesSports and pastimes
Imprimerie photographique Blanquart-EvrardImprimerie photographique Blanquart-EvrardJerusalemJerusalem
Israel and PalestineIsrael and Palestine

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