History In Photographs


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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