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13 amazing public domain portraits photographs for inspiration

i like many designers keep bunch of folders with images of various things that i find as i’m searching for stock photos or stumbling around the internet or whatever. one of my go-to places to start is the wikkimedia commons. the other day i was browsing through their public domain section when i came across this image, which led me to the source of that image: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. Brady-Handy Photograph Collection. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cwpbh.04462. CALL NUMBER: LC-BH832- 821 [P&P]

you can bet your firstborn son, some of these images are going to make their way into that msced feed.

1. Mahone, Hon. Senator of Virginia, Brig. Gen in Civil War

Digital ID: cwpbh 04844   Source: digital file from original neg.
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-cwpbh-04844 (digital file from original neg.)
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
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2.Wolverine Haymond, Hon. Wm. Summerville of Indiana, surgeon in Union Army…

Digital ID: cwpbh 04178   Source: digital file from original neg.
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-cwpbh-04178 (digital file from original neg.)
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
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3.Williams, Hon. Richard of Oregon

Digital ID: cwpbh 04172   Source: digital file from original neg.
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-cwpbh-04172 (digital file from original neg.)
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
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4. Pomeroy, Hon. Samuel Clarke of Kansas

Digital ID: cwpbh 04836   Source: digital file from original neg.
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-cwpbh-04836 (digital file from original neg.)
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
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5. Woody, W.L.

Digital ID: cwpbh 04160   Source: digital file from original neg.
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-cwpbh-04160 (digital file from original neg.)
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
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6. Bittinger, Rev. B.F. (7th st. Presbyterian Church)

Digital ID: cwpbh 04879   Source: digital file from original neg.
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-cwpbh-04879 (digital file from original neg.)
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
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7. Judge “look at my mustache” Hope,  Wm B. of Ky

Digital ID: cwpbh 04888   Source: digital file from original neg.
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-cwpbh-04888 (digital file from original neg.)
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
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8. Ransom, Hon. Matt W. of N.C. Gen. in C.S.A

Digital ID: cwpbh 04900   Source: digital file from original neg.
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-cwpbh-04900 (digital file from original neg.)
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
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9. McMillan, Hon. Samuel James Renwick of Minn. 2nd Lt. in Stillwa…

Digital ID: cwpbh 04903   Source: digital file from original neg.
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-cwpbh-04903 (digital file from original neg.)
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
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10. Harris, Hon. Rep. Henry R. of Ga. Col. in C.S.A.

Digital ID: cwpbh 04917   Source: digital file from original neg.
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-cwpbh-04917 (digital file from original neg.)
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
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11.Tyner, Hon. Rep. James Noble of Ind.

Digital ID: cwpbh 04926   Source: digital file from original neg.
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-cwpbh-04926 (digital file from original neg.)
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
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12. Burchard “Peter Parker”, Hon. W.L. of Wisconsin

Digital ID: cwpbh 04157   Source: digital file from original neg.
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-cwpbh-04157 (digital file from original neg.)
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
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13. President Andrew Johnson (full length, standing)

Digital ID: cwpbh 04838   Source: digital file from original neg.
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-cwpbh-04838 (digital file from original neg.)
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
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vintage doodling on portrait of Breckinridge, Hon. John C. Senator from Ky. General in CSA, Sec..

So, scrolling through one of my favorite resources, (the library of congress) i came across this fantastic image, it’s a scan from an original negative in the library of congress archives.

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Digital ID: cwpbh 04775   Source: digital file from original neg.
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-cwpbh-04775 (digital file from original neg.)
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
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Public domain color chart

it’s every day that you see something new, and cool in design, but today you get to see something older than your mom (Oh yeah, i went there) momma joke.

This amazing color wheel was created by Moses Harris (1731-1785)

Moses_Harris color wheel

download the original image on wiki source

More interesting information from the uploader of this image ( Tyler Tate ): includes several more awesome color wheels and theory illustrations.
http://www.createarevolution.com/blog/2008/04/30/visualizing-color/

that’s cool: useful background

i’ve been making random useless stuff to post on flickr almost every day, today is number 19 in my journey, so today i thought i would kill a bird by designing something for the pool, and something that i would use as well.

presenting my useful background

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also, in case you want to edit this for yourself, here’s the .psd.

you’re welcome.