46 Absolutely Magnificent Rare Images From The Past That Are Worth a Thousand Words
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.
2. Unpacking the mighty head of the Statue of Liberty, (1885)
3. A 7600 ton apartment building being transported to Alba lulia for creating a boulevard, Romania. (1987)
4. A space chimp poses for the camera after a successful mission to space, (1961)
5. Steven Spielberg using his keen director’s eye on the sets of Indiana Jones And The Raiders of the Lost Ark, (1980)
6. A black officer comes forward to protect KKK member from protesters, (1983)
7. A young and lively Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, (1986)
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)
9. India’s first satellite ‘The Apple’ being transported in a bullock cart, (1981)
10. The earliest born individual to be captured on film, Hannah Stilley, born 1746, gets a picture taken, (1840)
11. A landing plane crashes into a truck standing near the runway due to violent crosswinds, (1976)
12. Coca Cola comes to France for the very first time, (1950)
13. The glasses worn by John Lennon when he was assassinated, (1980)
14. The real Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin, ca. 1927
15. Woman walks with a Gas-Resistant Pram, England, (1938)
16. A 106-year-old Armenian Woman guards her home with an AK-47 , (1990)
17. The first 5 MByte hard disk gets uploaded onto a PanAm plane, (1956)
18. Macho man Carl Akeley poses with the carcass of the leopard he killed with his bare hands after it attacked him, (1896)
19. The unbroken seal to Tutankhamun’s tomb, that was untouched for 3,245 years, (1922)
20. Audrey Hepburn brings her pet deer “Ip” shopping, Beverly Hills, CA, (1958)
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.
22. A police woman chases down a gang of skinny dippers on a street at Hyde Park, (1926)
23. A stripper makes heads turn at the trading floor of the Toronto Stock Exchange, late 1970s.
24. Factory workers enjoy a race on the roof (test track) of the Fiat Factory in Turin, Italy, (1923)
25. Early morning on a train, Japan, (1964)
26. Test pilot George Aird soars across the sky on an English Electric Lightning F1.
27. A start of a new era – Filming of the MGM screen credits, (1928)
28. Measuring bathing suits – if they were too short, women would be fined, (1920’s)
29. Fidel Castro and Che Guevara go fishing, (1960)
30. A man operates an analog computer, (1968)
31. A beggar takes a run alongside King George V’s coach, (1920)
32. Princeton students after a snowball fight, (1893)
33. The first black biker’s club – East Bay Dragons, Oakland, California, (1960’s)
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.
35. A drive-in theater plays “The Ten Commandments” as Charlton Heston, playing the role of Moses, appears on screen, Utah, (1958)
36. A swimmobile moves across New York City, (1960)
37. A flight simulator, (1942)
38. The ceiling of the Russian Parliament after it collapsed, (1907)
39. A Soviet soldier chasing a young man who had thrown stones at a tank during The Prague Spring of 1968.
40. An opium den in Singapore, (1941)
41. The interior of a London Pub, (1898)
42. The first international Wimbledon match, (1883)
43. Disneyland Employee Cafeteria, (1961)
44. A circus hippo pulling a cart, (1924)
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)
46. First morning after Sweden changed from driving on the left side to driving on the right, (1967)
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