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Picnic at Hyde Park

Description: Photograph of a large group of kids posing for a group picture after a picnic in Hyde park. They are lined up in four rows in front of what looks to be a stage with a painted backdrop of a street scene.
Date: 1893
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Pontoon Bridge

Description: Photograph of a pontoon bridge. A man is standing on the right side of the bridge. Further to the right is a horse tied to the bridge's post. A small building is visible past the other side of the water. The photograph is a cyanotype.
Date: April 2, 1892

[Execution Scene]

Description: Photograph of a defendant at an execution, with a noose set up on a wooden platform. Caption on the back reads "This is a photograph of the defendant and assembled witnesses immediately prior to execution as he addressed a group of thousands assembled in front of jail. --Harry Hubert."
Date: 1898