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Once In a Lifetime River Tour Starts Here! Unfortunately, Everybody’s Dead : Krulwich Wonders… : NPR

Once In a Lifetime River Tour Starts Here! Unfortunately, Everybody’s Dead : Krulwich Wonders… : NPR. click on link for zoom

This is Cincinnati on Sunday, September 24th, 1848—162 years ago. The picture, a daguerreotype taken by Charles Fontayne and William Porter (who were standing on the other side of the Ohio River), is so fantastically sharp you can-with your mouse – step right onto the streets, onto the riverboats, peek through windows, explore rooftops as if you had slipped into the 1840’s with a pass key.

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October 5, 2010 - Posted by | art, history |

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