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Background imageSummer Collection: Backyard carnival, 1800s

Backyard carnival, 1800s
Children putting on a circus in the backyarrd, 1800s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Yacht club in Newport, Rhode Island, 1880s

Yacht club in Newport, Rhode Island, 1880s
Clubhouse of the New York Yacht Club in Newport, Rhode Island, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Tennis court romance, 1890s or early 1900s

Tennis court romance, 1890s or early 1900s
Tennis player distracted by a flirtatious, fashionable woman, circa 1900. Printed color halftone reproduction of an illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Newport, Rhode Island, beach scene, 1870s

Newport, Rhode Island, beach scene, 1870s
Summer residents enjoying the beach in Newport, Rhode Island, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Confederate soldier romancing a young woman, 1800s

Confederate soldier romancing a young woman, 1800s
Confederate soldier declaring his love for a young woman, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Victorian era picnic

Victorian era picnic
Families having a summer picnic, England, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Washboard for scrubbing laundry in the 1800s

Washboard for scrubbing laundry in the 1800s
Woman reenactor doing laundry with a washboard, living history demonstration, Shiloh National Military Park, Tennessee. Digital photograph

Background imageSummer Collection: Afternoon concert on the U. S. Capitol grounds, 1870s

Afternoon concert on the U. S. Capitol grounds, 1870s
Citizens enjoying music on a summer day in Washington DC, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Boys playing marbles, 1800s

Boys playing marbles, 1800s
Boys playing a game of marbles in a small town, early 1900s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Rural courtship, early 1900s

Rural courtship, early 1900s
Young couple seated by a brook, early 1900s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Game of mumblety-peg, 1800s

Game of mumblety-peg, 1800s
Boys playing mumblety-peg in the grass, 1800s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Hay harvest, 1800s

Hay harvest, 1800s
Farmers haying, a calendar illustration for June, 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: A hay ride, 1800s

A hay ride, 1800s
Children riding atop a hay wagon pulled by a pair of horses, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Washington DC on a summer afternoon, 1890

Washington DC on a summer afternoon, 1890
Afternoon strollers on Connecticut Avenue in Washington DC, 1890. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Coney Island beach lit by electric light, 1880s

Coney Island beach lit by electric light, 1880s
Swimming by electric light at Coney Island, New York, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: President Arthur fishing on a remote lake

President Arthur fishing on a remote lake
President Chester A. Arthur on a fishing trip, 1884. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Beach at Trouville-sur-Mer, France

Beach at Trouville-sur-Mer, France
Vacationers on the beach at Trouville-sur-Mer, northwest coast of France, early 1900s. Printed color halftone reproduction of a contemporary illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Barefoot boy

Barefoot boy
Barefoot country boy carrying toy tops. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Fashionable couple outdoors, early 1900s

Fashionable couple outdoors, early 1900s
Well-to-do couple on a hillside, early 1900s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Courtship in a woodland setting, 1800s

Courtship in a woodland setting, 1800s
Young man and woman on a walk in the countryside, late 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Traveler on a hillside

Traveler on a hillside
Man resting on a grassy hillside. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: West Point romance, 1800s

West Point romance, 1800s
West Point cadet courting a young woman, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Young baseball-player, early 1900s

Young baseball-player, early 1900s
Young boy with baseball bat, wearing uniform with a big star, circa 1910. Hand-colored woodcut of an illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Summertime activity for a country boy

Summertime activity for a country boy
Barefoot boy crossing a stream. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Summer afternoon for a boy and his dog, circa 1900

Summer afternoon for a boy and his dog, circa 1900
Boy lying under a shade tree with his sleeping dog, early 1900s. Printed color halftone reproduction of an illustration by F.E. Schoonover

Background imageSummer Collection: Sisters reading a book, 1800s

Sisters reading a book, 1800s
Girl reading to her younger sister outdoors, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: AGRI2A-00039

AGRI2A-00039
Farmer in his cornfield praying for rain, 1800s. Hand-colored halftone of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Homemade jam, pickles, and canned tomatoes

Homemade jam, pickles, and canned tomatoes
Traditional homemade pickles, tomatoes, and fruit jam. Photograph

Background imageSummer Collection: Homemade pickles and canned tomatoes

Homemade pickles and canned tomatoes
Traditional home-preserved pickles and tomatoes. Photograph

Background imageSummer Collection: Fruit for home canning

Fruit for home canning
Fruit and berries with old-fashioned home preserving jars. Photograph

Background imageSummer Collection: HREC2A-00003

HREC2A-00003
Fashionable young women driving a carriage on the beach, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: President Arthur in Newport

President Arthur in Newport
President Chester A. Arthur on vacation in Newport, Rhode Island, 1884. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: BUSN2A-00243

BUSN2A-00243
Traveling photographer taking a picture of farmers in their field, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century A.B. Frost illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: HREC2A-00002

HREC2A-00002
Young woman relaxing on the beach, 1890s. Color lithograph reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Independence Day festivities in New York City, 1834

Independence Day festivities in New York City, 1834
Fourth of July celebration in New York City, looking south on Broadway from Cortlandt Street, 1834. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Fourth of July in a Maine village

Fourth of July in a Maine village
Small town parade and Fourth of July celebration, Alfred, Maine. Digital photograph

Background imageSummer Collection: Girls playing outdoors

Girls playing outdoors
Children playing " house" outdoors on a hot summer day. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Romance on a city rooftop, 1800s

Romance on a city rooftop, 1800s
Woman hanging laundry talking with a mason on a city rooftop, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: Governesses with children in a park, 1800s

Governesses with children in a park, 1800s
Children with governesses in a city park, late 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageSummer Collection: HREC2A-00004

HREC2A-00004
British tourists ascending the Great Pyramid in Egypt, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration


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