Saturday, 18 April 2015

15 Most Famous Old Photos

The Eiffel Tower, under construction, 1888.

It is thought that one of these icebergs struck the RMS Titanic, on this day 103 years ago.

"Raising a flag over the Reichstag" the famous photograph by Yevgeny Khaldei, taken on May 2, 1945. The photo shows Soviet soldiers raising the flag of the Soviet Union on top of the German Reichstag building following the Battle of Berlin. 

Unpacking the head of the Statue of Liberty, 1885.

During the Partition of subcontinent, a librarian divides the books between two piles Pakistan and  India on 
August 14-15, 1947

Zebra-drawn carriage parked outside The Royal Albert Hall, London, 1900. 

Anti NAZI demonstration in Berlin, 1932. 

Abraham Lincoln with his son Thomas, 1860. 

5th Avenue and 59th Street, New York City, 1897.

Henry Ford & his 1921 Model T

Young girl barely makes it across the border between East and West Berlin, 1955. 

Iraq, 1984. Photo by Steve McCurry

Miss USA Lynda Carter, in London, 1972

The Paris Library floods, 1910. 

Another well known Hiroshima building located just beside the alleged A-bomb explosion in the background - but just burnt down by napalm bombs. Notice all the trees standing bare like after a forest fire. Most of them survived

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