Color photos featuring America at the turn of the 19th century

Friday, May 9, 2014

Mulberry street, New York city

Originally, these images from the late 19th, early 20th century were simple post cards sold to travelers and tourists. Today, the surviving pieces are parts of collections of museums and private collectors.

Sunset in New York city

San Francisco

Yosemite National Park

Indian dancers in New Mexico

Georgetown Loop Railroad

Grand Canyon

Seminole - Indian family in the Miami River, Florida

Mining town in South Dakota

Magnolia tree in the Ashley River in Charleston park

Drying clothes over a New York City street

Lowe mountain excursion train, Southern California

(Photos: Taschen -


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