Maximilian Greig

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Reed Bontecou's groundbreaking photography used a new medium to bring attention to the wounds of war

Photographs of injured American Civil War soldiers created by Reed B. Bontecou, a New York surgeon who played a key role in documenting the very many casualties of the Civil War battlefields.

“Pit ponies of the coal mines are easily the most controversial working horses in history. Here a mining horse poses with his coworkers. In the 1960s, mechanization eliminated pit ponies altogether.”

“Pit ponies of the coal mines are easily the most controversial working horses in history. Here a mining horse poses with his coworkers. In the mechanization eliminated pit ponies altogether.” ~the horse: "ya, im a pit pony. whatcha gonna do?

Buffalo kill in America. 1800s. military commanders were ordering their troops to kill buffalo — not for food, but to deny native americans their own source of food and push them into reservation life. Where millions of buffalo once roamed, only a few thousand animals remained.

Buffalo kill - America, military commanders ordered troops to kill buffalo - not for food, but to deny native Americans their source of food, push them into reservation life. Where millions of buffalo once roamed, only a few thousand animals remained.