Vintage travel: North American continent of the past

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Anonymous: Sunset from the Battery, New York.

Anonymous: Sunset from the Battery, New York.

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An American Odyssey documents the North American continent of the past through a series of photochroms and Phostint postcards first produced between 1888 and 1924. Documenting the people, urban landscapes and vast swathes of untouched land across the USA, Canada and Mexico, this book of vintage travel images offers a rare glimpse into the past. Take a look at some of the most striking pictures from the book, set to be published by Taschen this May. (All Photos: photochrom)Anonymous: Mulberry Street, New York

An American Odyssey documents the North American continent of the past through a series of photochroms and Phostint postcards first produced between 1888 and 1924. Documenting the people, urban landscapes and vast swathes of untouched land across the USA, Canada and Mexico, this book of vintage travel images offers a rare glimpse into the past. Take a look at some of the most striking pictures from the book, set to be published by Taschen this May. (All Photos: photochrom)Anonymous: Mulberry Street, New York

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Anonymous: Charleston, Magnolia-on-the-Ashley.

Anonymous: Charleston, Magnolia-on-the-Ashley.

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William Henry Jackson: Grand Canyon, view from O’Neill’s Point, Arizona.

William Henry Jackson: Grand Canyon, view from O’Neill’s Point, Arizona.

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William Henry Jackson: Clear Creek Canyon, Georgetown Loop, Colorado.

William Henry Jackson: Clear Creek Canyon, Georgetown Loop, Colorado.

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William Henry Jackson: Diving for coins, Bahamas.

William Henry Jackson: Diving for coins, Bahamas.

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Anonymous: A Mississippi landing, Vicksburg, glass negative, 1900–1906.

Anonymous: A Mississippi landing, Vicksburg, glass negative, 1900–1906.

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