33 Priceless Historical Photographs Worth A Thousand Words

The American newspaper editor Arthur Brisbane said: “a picture is worth a thousand words” in 1911. After more than 100 years, those words are still accurate.

Each of the following historical photographs has a unique meaning. You can even feel the energy inside the pictures adorned by legendary people and idiosyncratic elements.

1. Nagasaki, 20 Minutes after the Atomic Bombing in 1945

2. Child Laborers in 1880

3. Charlie Chaplin at age 27, 1916

4.  The Microsoft Staff in 1978

5. Titanic, 1912

6.  The last photo Ever Taken Titanic Before it sunk in April 1912

7. Charlie Chaplin and Mahatma Gandhi

8. Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa is returned to the Louvre after WWII

9.  One of the First McDonald’s Restaurants

10. Che Guevara and Fidel Castro

11. The Leaving of Last Prisoners from Alcatraz, 1963

12. The Racial Segregation in the US South

13. Construction of the Eiffel Tower in July, 1888

14.  The Unbroken Seal on King Tutankhamen’s Tomb

15. Leo Tolstoy tells a story to his grandchildren in 1909

16. Soldier shares a Banana with a Goat During the Battle of Saipan, CA. 1944

17.  Adolf Hitler Meeting with Pope Pius XI

18. Martin Luther King With His Son Removing a Burnt Cross from their Front Yard, 1960

19.  Mannequins from an Atomic Bomb Test Site in Nevada during the Mid-50s

20. While Christ the Redeemer being built in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

21. Winston Churchill in a Swimsuit, 1922

22.  Circus Hippo Pulling a Cart, 1924

23. Madonna, Sting and Tupac

24. John F. Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe

25. Execution by Cannon, Shiraz, Iran, Late 19th Century

26. Shooting of Leo the Lion for the MGM Logo

27. Albert Einstein at the Beach (Don’t mind the sandals)

28. Disneyland Employee Cafeteria in 1961

29. Elvis in the US Army, 1958

30. The last known Tasmanian Tiger (now extinct) photographed in 1933

31. Testing of new bulletproof vests, 1923

32. The Extinct Subspecies of the Plains Zebra, Quagga

33. Samurai Taken Between 1860 and 1880

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