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Jimie 2020. 4. 27. 05:56


   Twenty Amazing and Rarely Seen Historic Photos

Sarrah M





Einstein on The Beach

The photo taken in 1939 gives us a chance to see Einstein away from the seriousness of physics and mathematics that he is known for. Albert Einstein is sitting on a rock dressed in slippers and a pair of shorts. It was taken by David Rotham.

The Last Image of The Titanic

This is the last known photo of the Titanic afloat. It was taken in 1912. It was taken during the Titanic’s maiden voyage at Crosshaven, Ireland. The Titanic sank three days after this photo was taken. 1514 people died in the tragedy.

General Ambrose Burnside who had unusual facial hairstyle that gave sideburns their name

General Ambrose Burnside was an American soldier, inventor, politician, and railroad executive. Aside from his achievements, Burnside was known for his unusual facial hair. The general had unique style for his facial hair and this photo captures it perfectly.

Bob Marley on the Beach With Miss World 1976, Cindy Breakspeare

Bob Marley and Cindy Breakspeare, miss world 1976, appear to be posing for a photo. Cindy Breakspeare was Damien Marley’s mother. They appear to be having a good time at the beach dressed in casual clothing.

Fritz, a celebrity bulldog, getting a shave from a California Barber

This photo was taken in April 1961. Fritz was a popular television celebrity dog. In the photo, the dog appears to have a confused look as a California barber gives him a shave.

Attorney at Law, Mohandas Gandhi, 1893

Mohandas Gandhi was a young Indian activist who protested the British- imposed salt tax. There are not too many photos of him. In this photo taken in 1893, Gandhi appears relaxed. He appears to be posing for the photo.

Benjamin, the last Tasmanain Tiger at Beaumaris Zoo 1993

Benjamin was the last living Tasmanian tiger. This photo was taken in Beaumaris Zoo . The animal was native to Tasmania, New Guinea, and Continental Australia. The breed became extinct in the 20th century.

The Eiffel Tower Under Construction

The photo offers a view of the Eiffel Tower while it was being constructed. It was taken in Paris in the 1880s. The Eiffel Tower is now one of the world’s most famous tourist destinations. It was completed and opened to the public in 1889.

Charlie Chaplin Without Makeup

Most of Charlie Chaplin’s photo shows him with makeup. This rare photo of him without makeup shows him in his younger days. Charlie is still remembered by people all over the world years after his death. He is one of the best comedians of all time.

"Queen of People's Hearts",  Diana's Death

In August of 1997, the world mourned the death of Diana, Princess of Wales. As the “Queen of People’s Hearts,” Diana spent her Royal life befriending the sick, helping the poor and educating her two young sons, William and Harry, about real life outside palace walls. 

Upon her death, floral shops in the UK were emptied of products as people paid their respects by laying hundreds of thousands of flowers, cards, and photographs at the gates of Kensington Palace.

“Tank Man,” in the Tiananmen Square

Known as “Tank Man,” this 1989 photograph depicts an unidentified male standing up to the Chinese military who had suppressed the Tiananmen Square protests just the day before. By standing in front of a moving tank and opposing the Chinese military’s mission, the man said so much with no words at all.

The Canals in Venice

While Italy is popularly known as a place of wining, dining, and romance, the canals still need to be drained and cleaned. A photographer captured this image of workmen doing just that in Venice during the summer of 1956.