History In Photographs

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Today, we will take a trip to some of the bygone times which are important milestones of our recent history, through the lens of the camera.  As we all know, we absorb visuals more easily than written matter. Check out our gallery.


The first known photograph ever was Nicéphore Niépce’s View from the Window at Le Gras. The exposure  took 8 hours using a camera obscura. 1826-1827/ Photo: From the album of John Snape on Flickr


 A newly freed African American group posing in Richmond, Virginia. After 1865 / Photo: Shutterstock


Consecutive photos of a running man by Eadweard Muybridge, 1887 / Photo: Shutterstock


Titanic Disaster – One of the lifeboats reaching Carpathia on  April 15, 1912 / Photo: Shutterstock


Franc Ferdinand d´Este with his wife Sophia on their fatal visit to Sarajevo 1914. / Photo: From the album of Primera Guerra Mundial on Flickr. 


Attack on Pearl Harbor by a Japanese bomber, , December, 7, 1941 / Photo: Shutterstock


The nuclear mushroom of the Atom Bomb over Nagasaki, Japan, on August 9, 1945. WWII / Photo: Shutterstock


Construction of the Esso Building in New York City. 1954. Thirtytwo floors / Photo: Shutterstock


First Space Shuttle – Columbia – launched on April 12, 1981 / Photo: Shutterstock

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