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Persepolis. (Vue des ruines.)
In the tin shop

In the tin shop

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The silk manufacturing in China; Weaving; Reeling & doubling; Warping; A twisting mill; Winding from the clews to the bobbins.

The silk manufacturing in China; Weaving; Reeling & doubling; Warping;...

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Section of the Staten Island Ship Building Company's Plant, Mariners(sic) Harbor, Staten Island, N.Y.

Section of the Staten Island Ship Building Company's Plant, Mariners(s...

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Warping Room, Cotton Mill,  Augusta, Georgia.

Warping Room, Cotton Mill, Augusta, Georgia.

Georgia stereoscopic card. Robert Dennis's stereographs collection includes more than 72,000 stereoscopic views organized primarily by geography. The collection bears the name of the native New Yorker who asse... More

Steamer on a river. New York Sterecope Card.

Steamer on a river. New York Sterecope Card.

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Fire engine and water hose factory and equipment in use against fires.

Fire engine and water hose factory and equipment in use against fires.

Public domain image of an industrial building, factory, structure, works, 19th-20th century industrial revolution, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

[Knowles Patent Steam Pump.] New York Sterecope Card.

[Knowles Patent Steam Pump.] New York Sterecope Card.

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Central Park, N.Y. New York Sterecope Card.

Central Park, N.Y. New York Sterecope Card.

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Speed boss at work, Page 74, pl. 9
The blacksmith shop

The blacksmith shop

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Building a Skyscraper, Placing Steel Beams, Metropolitan Tower, New York City.

Building a Skyscraper, Placing Steel Beams, Metropolitan Tower, New Yo...

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Building a Skyscraper, Placing Steel Beams, Metropolitan Tower, New York City.

Building a Skyscraper, Placing Steel Beams, Metropolitan Tower, New Yo...

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The colossal elephant of Coney Island

The colossal elephant of Coney Island

Public domain image of an industrial building, factory, structure, works, 19th-20th century industrial revolution, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Elevated road and Bowery, New York

Elevated road and Bowery, New York

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Great lake traffic, grain elevators and lake steamboats [?].

Great lake traffic, grain elevators and lake steamboats [?].

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Chicago fire views: Field, Leiter & Co.'s store.

Chicago fire views: Field, Leiter & Co.'s store.

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The wonder of the age, Midway Plaisance, World's Columbian Exposition.

The wonder of the age, Midway Plaisance, World's Columbian Exposition.

Public domain image of an industrial building, factory, structure, works, 19th-20th century industrial revolution, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

U.S. Government building, Main Avenue, looking E.

U.S. Government building, Main Avenue, looking E.

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Elevated railroad, New York. New York Sterecope Card.

Elevated railroad, New York. New York Sterecope Card.

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A Street Plant, Cleveland, Ohio

A Street Plant, Cleveland, Ohio

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Oil Wells, Fresno, Calif.

Oil Wells, Fresno, Calif.

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North side water works [waterworks]. Chicago Stereoscope Card Collection

North side water works [waterworks]. Chicago Stereoscope Card Collecti...

Public domain image of an industrial building, factory, structure, works, 19th-20th century industrial revolution, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Suspension Bridge, Pittsburgh. 19th century stereoscopic views of Pennsylvania.

Suspension Bridge, Pittsburgh. 19th century stereoscopic views of Penn...

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[Promenade, New York & Brooklyn bridge, N.Y.]

[Promenade, New York & Brooklyn bridge, N.Y.]

New York stereoscopic card. Robert Dennis's stereographs collection includes more than 72,000 stereoscopic views organized primarily by geography. The collection bears the name of the native New Yorker who ass... More

Monotype operators; Modern typesetting machines; A.M. Sunday School Publishing House, Nashville, Tenn.

Monotype operators; Modern typesetting machines; A.M. Sunday School Pu...

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Port of New-York

Port of New-York

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Negro girls and women employed in a lamp-shade factory

Negro girls and women employed in a lamp-shade factory

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Colliery, Schuylkill County. 19th century stereoscopic views of Pennsylvania.

Colliery, Schuylkill County. 19th century stereoscopic views of Pennsy...

Pennsylvania stereoscopic card. Robert Dennis's stereographs collection includes more than 72,000 stereoscopic views organized primarily by geography. The collection bears the name of the native New Yorker who... More

Old building where the tea plot was said to have been formed in 1773, Dock square, 1860, Boston, Mass.

Old building where the tea plot was said to have been formed in 1773, ...

Boston Massachusetts stereoscopic card. Robert Dennis's stereographs collection includes more than 72,000 stereoscopic views organized primarily by geography. The collection bears the name of the native New Yo... More

View of a train crossing the Kinzua Bridge.

View of a train crossing the Kinzua Bridge.

Public domain image of a train station in Boston, Massachusetts, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Just Up, Hecla Shaft No. 2, Calumet, Mich.

Just Up, Hecla Shaft No. 2, Calumet, Mich.

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Chicago waterworks. Chicago Stereoscope Card Collection

Chicago waterworks. Chicago Stereoscope Card Collection

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View of elevated railway with stone wall.

View of elevated railway with stone wall.

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Brooklyn Bridge, near view, U.S.A. New York Sterecope Card.

Brooklyn Bridge, near view, U.S.A. New York Sterecope Card.

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Mormon tabernacle [under construction], Salt Lake City.

Mormon tabernacle [under construction], Salt Lake City.

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How the Metropolis Invites Disease and Epidemics - Appearance of the Streets under the Control of the Police Commissioners. From sketches by Local Artists.

How the Metropolis Invites Disease and Epidemics - Appearance of the S...

Public domain image of an industrial building, factory, structure, works, 19th-20th century industrial revolution, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

C. G. V. Automobiles factory at Puteaux, France.

C. G. V. Automobiles factory at Puteaux, France.

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Canyon Diablo, Ariz.

Canyon Diablo, Ariz.

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Plans and diagrams of various machinery for Olive oil mills.

Plans and diagrams of various machinery for Olive oil mills.

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Buckingham's elevator "A". Chicago Stereoscope Card Collection

Buckingham's elevator "A". Chicago Stereoscope Card Collection

Public domain image of an industrial building, factory, structure, works, 19th-20th century industrial revolution, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Lowell girls

Lowell girls

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Work Projects Administration riverfront improvement project, Saint Louis, Missouri

Work Projects Administration riverfront improvement project, Saint Lou...

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The silk manufacturing in China; Winding from the cods in the cauldron; Balneum Maria to kill the worms in the cods; Taking the cods from the mats after smothered in the earthen pots; Winding from the cods in a copper if warm water; Ways of winding silk; Hanging up the sheets of paper with eggs on them.

The silk manufacturing in China; Winding from the cods in the cauldron...

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Brooklyn Bridge from World building, New York, U.S.A.

Brooklyn Bridge from World building, New York, U.S.A.

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[Assemblage of the Statue of Liberty in Paris, showing the bottom half of the statue erect under scaffolding, the head and torch at its feet.]

[Assemblage of the Statue of Liberty in Paris, showing the bottom half...

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New Jersey.

New Jersey.

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Wood-turning machinery

Wood-turning machinery

Public domain image of an industrial building, factory, structure, works, 19th-20th century industrial revolution, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Carnegie Blast Furnaces, Homestead, Pa.

Carnegie Blast Furnaces, Homestead, Pa.

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S.G. & C. Iron R.R. bridge over Watkins Glen.

S.G. & C. Iron R.R. bridge over Watkins Glen.

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Over the Potomac River at Long Bridge.

Over the Potomac River at Long Bridge.

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Public square, Cleveland. Cleveland Ohio. 19th century stereoscope card.

Public square, Cleveland. Cleveland Ohio. 19th century stereoscope car...

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Asylum for the insane, Dayton, Ohio.

Asylum for the insane, Dayton, Ohio.

Public domain image of an industrial building, factory, structure, works, 19th-20th century industrial revolution, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Steam hammer. Cigarette Card
Axminster carpet loom. Cigarette Card

Axminster carpet loom. Cigarette Card

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Interior work : construction of walls, looking southwest.

Interior work : construction of walls, looking southwest.

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Lumber yards. Savannah, GA. Stereoscope Card.

Lumber yards. Savannah, GA. Stereoscope Card.

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Chicago waterworks, North Side. Chicago Stereoscope Card Collection

Chicago waterworks, North Side. Chicago Stereoscope Card Collection

Public domain image of an industrial building, factory, structure, works, 19th-20th century industrial revolution, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Live alligator. Florida Sterescope Cards Collection, NYPL.

Live alligator. Florida Sterescope Cards Collection, NYPL.

Florida stereoscopic card. Robert Dennis's stereographs collection includes more than 72,000 stereoscopic views organized primarily by geography. The collection bears the name of the native New Yorker who asse... More

[Saratoga Water Works.] New York Sterecope Card.

[Saratoga Water Works.] New York Sterecope Card.

New York stereoscopic card. Robert Dennis's stereographs collection includes more than 72,000 stereoscopic views organized primarily by geography. The collection bears the name of the native New Yorker who ass... More

Filling shell with nitro-glycerine, preparatory to shooting the well, oil field in Penn'a., U.S.A.

Filling shell with nitro-glycerine, preparatory to shooting the well, ...

Pennsylvania stereoscopic card. Robert Dennis's stereographs collection includes more than 72,000 stereoscopic views organized primarily by geography. The collection bears the name of the native New Yorker who... More

Vicksburg street. Mississippi

Vicksburg street. Mississippi

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Shucking Oysters, Biloxi, Miss., Vintage Postcard by Detroit Publishing Co.

Shucking Oysters, Biloxi, Miss., Vintage Postcard by Detroit Publishin...

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Halstead Street Lift Bridge, Chicago, Ill.

Halstead Street Lift Bridge, Chicago, Ill.

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Spinning cotton yarn in the great textile mills, Lawrence, Mass.

Spinning cotton yarn in the great textile mills, Lawrence, Mass.

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Moving west side wall to widen subway for third track - 135th Street and Broadway; subway through new "Time" building, showing independent construction - the workmen stand on floor girders of subway.

Moving west side wall to widen subway for third track - 135th Street a...

Public domain image of an industrial building, factory, structure, works, 19th-20th century industrial revolution, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Plate No. 2 - Rear axle [Drawing].

Plate No. 2 - Rear axle [Drawing].

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Kensico reservoir. General view of excavation and foundation for Kensico dam. Cut-off trench being excavated at right. Contract 9. December 31, 1912.

Kensico reservoir. General view of excavation and foundation for Kensi...

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Moodna pressure tunnel. View at top of Shaft 7. Hudson river about 150 feet below. Contract 20. February 16, 1910.

Moodna pressure tunnel. View at top of Shaft 7. Hudson river about 150...

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In Fighting for Fuel - Fighting for Revolution

In Fighting for Fuel - Fighting for Revolution

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Interior view of 148th Street repair shops.

Interior view of 148th Street repair shops.

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Bookbinding and bookbinding machinery; piano manufacture
Pocket Map of Broadway, N. Y. City [from the Battery to W. 3rd & Great Jones Streets showing property owners.]

Pocket Map of Broadway, N. Y. City [from the Battery to W. 3rd & Great...

Public domain image of the vintage map from NYPL Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, free to use, no copyright restrictions image. The Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division is one of the wo... More

Moucharabiéh., Egypt

Moucharabiéh., Egypt

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San Francisco's magnificent City Hall and Hall of Records, destroyed by Fire and Earthquake.

San Francisco's magnificent City Hall and Hall of Records, destroyed b...

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Looking up Grant Ave. from Market St.

Looking up Grant Ave. from Market St.

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Safes being guarded. Sterescope Cards NYPL Collection.

Safes being guarded. Sterescope Cards NYPL Collection.

Public domain image of an industrial building, factory, structure, works, 19th-20th century industrial revolution, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Railroad wreck on Tariffville bridge, January 15, 1878.

Railroad wreck on Tariffville bridge, January 15, 1878.

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Road Bed, N. & W.R.R. [Norwich & Worcester Railroad], Feb. 15, 1886.

Road Bed, N. & W.R.R. [Norwich & Worcester Railroad], Feb. 15, 1886.

Connecticut stereoscopic card. Robert Dennis's stereographs collection includes more than 72,000 stereoscopic views organized primarily by geography. The collection bears the name of the native New Yorker who ... More

Drawing machines for combing out and straightening the fibres. Silk industry (spun silk), South Manchester, Conn., U.S.A.

Drawing machines for combing out and straightening the fibres. Silk in...

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Passenger Depot, Atlanta, Ga. Atlanta, GA. Sterescope Card.

Passenger Depot, Atlanta, Ga. Atlanta, GA. Sterescope Card.

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Lumber yards. Savannah, GA. Stereoscope Card.

Lumber yards. Savannah, GA. Stereoscope Card.

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Birds-eye view from Water Works tower.

Birds-eye view from Water Works tower.

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Clark Street north from Washington [Street].

Clark Street north from Washington [Street].

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View showing Bigelow House and Post Office.

View showing Bigelow House and Post Office.

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Tribune Building, cor. Madison & Dearborn Streets, looking east.

Tribune Building, cor. Madison & Dearborn Streets, looking east.

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Showing mode of constructing the mammoth Supply Well for the Des Moines Water Works.

Showing mode of constructing the mammoth Supply Well for the Des Moine...

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Southern Exposition, 1883: machinery exhibit. 19th Century Stereoscope Card.

Southern Exposition, 1883: machinery exhibit. 19th Century Stereoscope...

Kentucky stereoscopic card. Robert Dennis's stereographs collection includes more than 72,000 stereoscopic views organized primarily by geography. The collection bears the name of the native New Yorker who ass... More

Government and States building from east gallery.

Government and States building from east gallery.

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Woolen Mill, Madison, Me. Maine, Stereoscope Card, NYPL.

Woolen Mill, Madison, Me. Maine, Stereoscope Card, NYPL.

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State Street. Maine, Stereoscope Card, NYPL.

State Street. Maine, Stereoscope Card, NYPL.

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[View of the lumber industry.] Maine, Stereoscope Card, NYPL.

[View of the lumber industry.] Maine, Stereoscope Card, NYPL.

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View down the river from Depot.

View down the river from Depot.

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Horticultural exhibition at City Hall, 1869.

Horticultural exhibition at City Hall, 1869.

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Pearl Street, from Federal, looking down.

Pearl Street, from Federal, looking down.

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Brown's Sugar Refinery. Maine, Stereoscope Card, NYPL.

Brown's Sugar Refinery. Maine, Stereoscope Card, NYPL.

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Burnt district, looking north-east from U.S. Custom House, showing St. Stephens Church.

Burnt district, looking north-east from U.S. Custom House, showing St....

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Pearl Street, from Federal, looking down.

Pearl Street, from Federal, looking down.

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Looking up Exchange from Fore Street, Custom House and City Hall in distance.

Looking up Exchange from Fore Street, Custom House and City Hall in di...

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Shot Tower. Baltimore Maryland. 19th century stereoscope card.

Shot Tower. Baltimore Maryland. 19th century stereoscope card.

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