46 Absolutely Magnificent Rare Images From The Past That Are Worth a Thousand Words

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Images that will put you in a trance. These are history’s gems that tell a story of their own – one that takes us back to the golden times and helps us relive history…There is but one word and that is “Exquisite”.

1. Annette Kellerman takes a stand for women’s right to wear a fitted one-piece bathing suit, 1907. She was arrested for indecency.

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2. Unpacking the mighty head of the Statue of Liberty, (1885)

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3. A 7600 ton apartment building being transported to Alba lulia for creating a boulevard, Romania. (1987)

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4. A space chimp poses for the camera after a successful mission to space, (1961)

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5. Steven Spielberg using his keen director’s eye on the sets of Indiana Jones And The Raiders of the Lost Ark, (1980)

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6. A black officer comes forward to protect KKK member from protesters, (1983)

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7. A young and lively Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, (1986)

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8. A Pakistani soldier, during Bangladesh’s 1971 war of independence, verifies a man’s religion by examining whether the man is circumcised or not. (i.e. Hindus are not)

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9. India’s first satellite ‘The Apple’ being transported in a bullock cart, (1981)

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10. The earliest born individual to be captured on film, Hannah Stilley, born 1746, gets a picture taken, (1840)

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11. A landing plane crashes into a truck standing near the runway due to violent crosswinds, (1976)

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12. Coca Cola comes to France for the very first time, (1950)

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13. The glasses worn by John Lennon when he was assassinated, (1980)

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14. The real Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin, ca. 1927

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15. Woman walks with a Gas-Resistant Pram, England, (1938)

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16. A 106-year-old Armenian Woman guards her home with an AK-47 , (1990)

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17. The first 5 MByte hard disk gets uploaded onto a PanAm plane, (1956)

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18. Macho man Carl Akeley poses with the carcass of the leopard he killed with his bare hands after it attacked him, (1896)

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19. The unbroken seal to Tutankhamun’s tomb, that was untouched for 3,245 years, (1922)

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20. Audrey Hepburn brings her pet deer “Ip” shopping, Beverly Hills, CA, (1958)

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21. The Beatles perform for a mere crowd of 18 people in the Aldershot club, December 1961. They would go on to become superstars in just a year and a half.

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22. A police woman chases down a gang of skinny dippers on a street at Hyde Park, (1926)

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23. A stripper makes heads turn at the trading floor of the Toronto Stock Exchange, late 1970s.

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24. Factory workers enjoy a race on the roof (test track) of the Fiat Factory in Turin, Italy, (1923)

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25. Early morning on a train, Japan, (1964)

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26. Test pilot George Aird soars across the sky on an English Electric Lightning F1.

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27. A start of a new era – Filming of the MGM screen credits, (1928)

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28. Measuring bathing suits – if they were too short, women would be fined, (1920’s)

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29. Fidel Castro and Che Guevara go fishing, (1960)

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30. A man operates an analog computer, (1968)

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31. A beggar takes a run alongside King George V’s coach, (1920)

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32. Princeton students after a snowball fight, (1893)

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33. The first black biker’s club – East Bay Dragons, Oakland, California, (1960’s)

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34. Two boys take a glimpse at the aftermath of the D-Day invasion from behind a tree as American soldiers drive through the town of St. Lo. France.

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35. A drive-in theater plays “The Ten Commandments” as Charlton Heston, playing the role of Moses, appears on screen, Utah, (1958)

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36. A swimmobile moves across New York City, (1960)

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37. A flight simulator, (1942)

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38. The ceiling of the Russian Parliament after it collapsed, (1907)

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39. A Soviet soldier chasing a young man who had thrown stones at a tank during The Prague Spring of 1968.

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40. An opium den in Singapore, (1941)

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41. The interior of a London Pub, (1898)

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42. The first international Wimbledon match, (1883)

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43. Disneyland Employee Cafeteria, (1961)

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44. A circus hippo pulling a cart, (1924)

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45. A peculiar suicide – 23 year-old Evelyn McHale jumped from the 83rd floor of the Empire State Building and landed on a United Nations limousine, (1947)

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46. First morning after Sweden changed from driving on the left side to driving on the right, (1967)

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