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Posts By Maureen Taylor

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Francis Hacker, Providence Photographer in the 1860s
1 month ago

Francis Hacker, Providence Photographer in the 1860s

In 1863, Providence photographer Francis Hacker bragged he’d photographed one thousand public buildings and manufactories. In a city with close to fifty-one thousand residents, that’s one picture for every fiftieth …
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Photo Detective: Middletown Veteran is the Mystery VJ-Day Kissing Sailor
2 years ago

Photo Detective: Middletown Veteran is the Mystery VJ-Day Kissing Sailor

There are photographs that with one glance epitomize a generation as well as a moment in time. The image of the kissing sailor captured by Alfred Eisenstaedt in Times Square …
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Photo Detective: Visiting Providence’s Past in 3D
2 years ago

Photo Detective: Visiting Providence’s Past in 3D

Nineteenth century photo studios did more than take images of their clients. Many also took pictures of their communities.

The image in the banner for this article is but one …
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