vendredi 15 juin 2018


13 Incredibly Rare Historical Photos Will Leave You Speechless

American newspaper editor Arthur Brisbane once coined the phrase “a picture is worth a thousand words.” This simple notion applies to various aspects of our lives, but most especially to our rich history. Here’s another interesting collection of photos that many of you may not have seen before:

13 Incredibly Rare Historical Photos Will Leave You Speechless

13. Hippo pulling a cart, 1924.

12. First selfie,. 1920.

11. Hindenburg Disaster, May 6, 1937.

10. Nikola Tesla sitting in his laboratory with his “Magnifying Transmitter.”

9. Measuring bathing suits – if they were too short, women would be fined, 1920.

8. Charlie Chaplin at age 27, 1916.

7. Hotel owner pouring acid in the pool while black people swim in it, ca. 1964.

6. Mother hides her face in shame after putting her children up for sale, Chicago, 1948.

5. Lifeguard on the coast, 1920.

4. A space chimp posing to camera after a successful mission to space, 1961.

3. Little girl with her doll sitting in the ruins of her bombed home, London, 1940.

2. Painting the Eiffel Tower, 1932.

1. This soldier stood alone, refusing to join the Nazi salute in 1936.


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