E.& H. T. Anthony and Company
Founded in 1862, E. &
H. T. Anthony was one of the largest and most important photographic
image suppliers and equipment manufacturers in America. In 1901
with the Scoville Co. to form ANSCO, which, in 1928 joined with
the German company, Agfa.
Ansco cameras were still manufactured up until 1990.
The stereoviews presented here were published in c. 1865 by E. & H. T.
as is quite typical, the actual photographer is anonymous.
These cards bear the printed
label on the back and several of the cards bear either a full revenue
partial revenue stamp
or the mark of a revenue stamp
These date to a 2 year window
(September 01, 1864 - August 01, 1866)
during which time such stamps
were required on certain luxury items to
raise funds for the Civil War.
The cards measure 3 1/2 x 6 5/8 inches,
and are original, vintage cards in every way .
All are albumen prints.