Life

Really rare pictures

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Each frame is a lifetime, a fate, a story.

There is a term ‘History Porn’, which means rare historical photographs that are pleasant to look at. We’ve got a coleection of such photos for you. Enjoy!


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Salvador Dali and Coco Chanel.

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Peter Jackson with the actors before shooting “The Lord of the Rings.”

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Back treatment using a bear. Romania, 1946.

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Setting the world speed record, 1948.

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  Sexology lectures, 1929.

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Loggers, 1900-s.

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William Harley and Arthur Davidson – Harley Davidson founders.

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Shotgun for duck hunting, the beginning of the XX century.

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Group photo of electricians, 1918.

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Shooting  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer capture.

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Testing rugby helmet, 1912.

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The German worker August Landmesser, who is married to a Jewish woman, refuses to welcome Hitler. Hamburg, 1936.

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The pilot is trying to start up the failed engine in flight.

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The biggest horse in the world.

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James Caan, Marlon Brando, Francis Ford Coppola, Al Pacino and John Cazale shooting “The Godfather”, 1972.

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Drew Barrymore gives a light Stephen King.

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Ducks as a part of medical therapy, 1956.

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Girls in Kabul, Afghanistan, 1970.

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Ernest Hemingway at the bar.

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the last image of the marsupial wolf, 1933. Now this kind does not exist.

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Models for the famous Grant Wood’s “American Gothic.”

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A 17-year-old Bianca Passarge from Hamburg dancing on wine bottles in a cat costume, 1958

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Class distinctions. United Kingdom, 1937

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Miss New Zealand faints, Long Beach, Miss Universe, July 15, 1954.

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The 2-years-old  Dalai Lama. 1937

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So the real men shave, 1940

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Polar explorer Peter Freih with his wife,  1947

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A little girl  saw a penguin for the first time.

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Unpacking the head of the Statue of Liberty, 1885.

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Soldier shares bananas with a goat. Battle of Saipan 1944.

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Michelin. Beginning 1910.

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Date, 1950.

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