In the days of the big tented circuses, the hippodrome races, usually reserved for the finale, were especially exciting. The furiously thundering hooves of the galloping horses would bring the entire audience to their feet. The original circus poster was created for Sells Brothers Circus by Strobridge artists in the 1890's. Learn More
Art nouveau poster advertisement for the Narcoti Chemical Co., Springfield, Mass., announcing cure for the tobacco habit, showing a demon or devil-like tobacco plant being skewered by a knight on horseback. Title: Narcoti-cure Cures the tobacco habit in from 4 to 10 days ; Price $5.00 / / Bradley. This old advertising poster dates to 1895. Learn More
Photo caption reads: Villa of Brule the great hostile Indian camp on River Brule near Pine Ridge, S.D. Shows A Lakota tipi camp in background; horses at a White Clay Creek watering hole in foreground. Photo dates to 1891. Learn More
Civil War photograph shows a view of supply wagons of 2d Brigade, 2d Corps in City Point, Virginia during the Civil War. View of horse-drawn wagons carrying supplies for troops during the Civil War. Photo dates to approximately 1865. Learn More
Photo of the Quays, or wharf at Waterford, Ireland, in the 1890's. Very nice scene of ships docked on the wharf, ready to be unloaded; horse drawn wagons and carriages on the street; old shops and other historical interests. Learn More
Photo shows street scene view of Champs Elysees in Paris France. Nice view of old horse drawn wagons riding down the street and the beautiful homes along the road. The original photo dates to the late 1890's. Caption reads: "Champs Elysees, an avenue, Paris France". A photochrome(or photochrom) is a color photo lithograph, produced from a black-and-white negative. The final prints were created using different color impressions from multiple lithographic stones. They almost have a hand colored effect to them which makes them very unique considering color photography didn't come around until many years later. Learn More
This is a vintage illustrated poster titled Christmas Morn. Shows rural snow-covered scene with couple in horse-drawn sled; bridge in foreground; church in background. Poster dates to 1880s. Learn More
Photo shows a horse drawn fire engine and firefighters from Company 10 in Buffalo, New York. View of this old fire wagon with firefighters posed on top in front of the station. Photograph dates to the 1880's. Great firefighting memorabilia. Learn More
Poster showing well-dressed passengers waiting as the Illinois Central Railroad train pulls into the station; also shows a steamship, horse-drawn carriage, stagecoach, and canal boat, along with a large globe displaying the United States and the extent of the I.C.R.R. lines. This vintage poster dates to 1882. Learn More
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