Rare Historical Photographs You Must See

Ernest Hemingway’s passport photo – 1923

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Queen Elizabeth during her WWII service.

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Hilter as the best man in Joseph Goebbels wedding

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Howard Carter, an English archaeologist, examining the opened sarcophagus of King Tut.

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Construction of Eiffel Tower in 1880

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William Harley and Arthur Davidson, 1914 – The Founders of Harley Davidson Motorcycles

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The last known Tasmanian Tiger photographed in 1933.  The species is now extinct.

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The London sky following a bombing and dogfight between British and German planes in 1940.

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A Native American overlooking the newly completed transcontinental railroad in 1868.

Native Railroad overlook

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Fidel Castro lays a wreath at the Lincoln Memorial.

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Archduke Franz Ferdinand with his wife on the day they were assassinated in 1914, an event that helped spark World War I.

Franz Ferdinand with his wife

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The first photo following the discovery of Machu Pichu in 1912.

Machu Picchu discovery

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Leo Tolstoy tells a story to his grandchildren in 1909.

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Construction of the Statue of Liberty in 1884.

Construction of the Statue of Liberty 1884

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The unbroken seal on King Tut’s tomb.

King Tut's Unbroken Tomb Seal

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

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Illegal alcohol being poured out during Prohibition, Detroit, 1929

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Inside an Auschwitz gas chamber

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