20 Incredible Photographs Taken Throughout History

October 17, 2013 | 4 Comments » | Topics: Interesting

Rush Medical College lecture auditorium, 1900, Chicago


Hitler bowing deferentially as he shakes hands with Reich President Paul von Hindenburg in March, 1933


Two women buying cocaine capsules from their dealer, in the background stands the look out, Berlin 1929


After the Dunhill shop was destroyed in the London air raids, Alfred Dunhill Jr. set up a table in front of the ruined building and continued to sell pipes (1942)


Pregnant girl hiding her face, sits filling out paperwork at abortion counselling centre in Los Angeles, California”, 1970


B-29 Superfortress Bomb Bay WWII


The Golden Gate Bridge during construction in 1935


Abraham Lincoln in what is considered to be his earliest photograph. c. 1840.


American soldiers in Exermont in the Argonne Forest listening to one of their comrades play an organ in a church, 1918


Aerial view of US 2nd Armored Division tanks fanning out as they fight across the fields where German self-propelled guns behind burning houses have open fire on the tanks 4,000 yards from the Rhine River, 1945


Afterhours alcohol seller illegally pouring drinks on the Berlin streets, May 1929


A Clement-Bayard dirigible in shed, France, ca 1908. The lobes on the tail, meant for stability, were removed form later models, as they were found to slow the craft in the air


Messenger dog in mid-air while leaping over a German trench, possibly near Sedan, May 1917


Oscar II during the ceremonial opening of the Swedish Riksdag, 1905. To his left sits the dukes of Närke, Södermanland and Västergötland


Mom and son watching the mushroom cloud after an atomic test, Las Vegas, 1953


250 Kilo Diving Suit, 1911


Seen for the first time. Apple’s first computers. Photographed in Steve Jobs’ bedroom when he still lived with his parents. 1976


American soldiers watching a boxing match on board a ship during the journey home from France, caveman circus. 1918


Wilbur Wright flying the 1909 Wright Flyer over France and startling horses below



The oldest living person Misao Okawa poses for a photo with her elder sister in 1899


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  • Mike

    As much as I love boobs…where do you get this great photos?

  • jaczor

    I see what you did there, very sneaky, lets see if The Chive notices, hahaha.

  • Wihelm Berrocal

    The dog looks just like my dog.

  • Bob Frapples

    love these posts!