17 Fascinating Photos Collected From History

The “Mona Lisa” returning to the Louvre museum, after WWII, Paris 1945

Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon after reaching the surface in their Apollo 11 lunar module 1969

The announcing of the Armistice on November 11, 1918, was the occasion for a monster celebration in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Forging press in the Krupp Factory, Essen, Germany, 1928

A student at the University of Madras, India studying for exams with his hair tied to a nail in wall to keep from falling asleep, 1905

A soldier retrieves bandages from the kit of a British medical dog in 1915

Marines landing on the beach of Iwo Jima

Judy Garland test shot for Wizard of Oz, 1939.

Pablo Escobar (right) ‘posing’ as a gangster with his cousin Gustavo in the 1980s

New York agents pour booze into sewer following a raid during the height of prohibition, circa 1921.

Chinese opium smokers, circa 1865

The Statue of Liberty under construction in the workshop of French sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, Paris, 1882

A tintype portrait of Bill ‘The Butcher’ Poole, 1875

Italian immigrants at Mulberry Streey, New York City, 1900

Men stand with the giant chain links that were forged for the Titanic’s Hingley anchor, 1910.

Assembling the sports section of the New York Times, 1942.

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