Map from 1854 about the highest mountains and longest rivers
One of the earliset scuba suits. 1880s. There were more like this and each looked bizzare like this.
Sir Edmund Hillary (second on the left) and Neil Armstrong (far right) on the North Pole 1985. Also present were Peter Hillary, Steve Fosset and Patrick Morrow. Hillary became the first person to complete the "Three Poles Challenge" meaning he reached both poles and Mount Everest.
Ernest Shackleton onboard Endurance. 1915. One of the photos that was unknown to the public until last year.
1893. First successful underwater photo.
1944. Belgian mayor who collaborated with the Gestapo.
Giulio Gavotti. The author of the first aerial bombing in history.
HMS King George V after collison in 1942.
A horse and the grave of its master. Polish-Bolshevik War 1920.
The first car to reach 100 km/h. It was electric.
Lesson in Little Rock, Arkansas transmitted through television. The schools were closed during that time because of the controversy surrounded school desegregation.
Plane wreckage and Reichstag. Circa 1947. Probably.
The only known photo of Statue Liberty in its original role as a lighthouse.
Speaking of which this is the only colored photo of the Statue in its original color.
The ice grotto on the Antarctic. Terra Nova Expedition 1911.
Thomas Edison and Henry Ford.
Bruce McCandless and his record-breaking EVA. 1984.
Ilumination during the Pan-American Expo. Buffalo 1901.
Another one. On the right is the Temple of Music where President McKinley was assassinated.
Tirpitz and its escort. 1942.
One of the few photos that show us the whaling business in Nantucket.
The closest we'll ever get to seeing the signing of the Treaty of Versailles. 1919.
>tfw you were using photoshop before it was cool
Oops. Anyway I need to find more photos.
Anybody has some one-of-a-kind photos? There are so many good ones that should be well-known. Like the photo of Mozart's widow or the only picture with Einstein and his famous equation. Things like that.