Now and again, an occasion, somebody’s destiny, or even a whole time can be taking cover behind only one straightforward photograph. Pictures store our recollections, as well as the entire world’s history.
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A zoo keeper and tiger cubs, 1937.
Girls getting changed on a public beach, 1929.
Charlie Chaplin and his wife Una, United States, 1944.
Dolph Lundgren and Grace Jones, 1980s.
Mata Hari in the 1900’s.
© General Collections, Library of Congress
A woman driving a car, 1900s.
Halloween, Florida, United States, 1954.
Kissing for Dummies, LIFE Magazine, 1942.
Albert Einstein and his wife Elsa among the Hopi tribe, Grand Canyon, USA, 1931.
© Arnold Schwarzenegger
Arnold Schwarzenegger walking in Munich wearing nothing but swim trunks, promoting bodybuilding and attracting people to the gym. November, 1967.
The tallest man in world history, Fyodor Makhnov. He was 2.85 m (9.25 ft) tall and weighed about 182 kg (401.24 lb). 1900s
© Robert Doisneau
A tourist holding an ice cream cone by the Eiffel Tower, 1950.
The muffin man, London, 1910.
The first version of a mobile radio telephone being used in 1924.
© Neal Boenzi / The New York Times
A model in a bikini presents a LADA at a motor show in New York, 1973.
Cambridge graduates, 1926.
Children washing a meerkat, South Africa, 1950.
The first tattoo parlors, 1928.
© Ronald Reagan library
Princess Diana dancing with John Travolta during a reception at the White House, 1985.