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23 fascinating photos of our history


One of the oldest photos of the Great Sphinx, from 1880.

The Statue of Liberty surrounded by scaffolding as workers complete the final stages in Paris. Circa 1885.

Chester E. Macduffee next to his newly patented, 250 kilo diving suit, 1911.

Fritz, a television celebrity bulldog, is shaved by a Californian barber. April, 1961.

Attorney at law, Mohandas Gandhi, 1893.

Ethnomusicologist Frances Densmore recording the music of a Blackfoot chief onto a phonograph, 1916.

Wirths Circus arrives at platform 9, Spencer St. station in Melbourne, Australia. Alice the 102 year old elephant helps unload t

Benjamin, the last Tasmanian Tiger, at Beaumaris Zoo, 1933.

Soviet 152 mm Howitzer battery fires during Belorussian Strategic Offensive Operation, 1944.

German soldiers, 1942.

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4th pic: That's a bulldog? Cause it looks an awful lot like a boxer.

Looks like a boxer to me, too. The rest of the 23 photos: http://imgur.com/gallery/1SiMQ

Uhm, they named the LAST badass Tasmanian Tiger "Benjamin"?  

I'd never heard of a Tasmanian Tiger, hope something cool takes it's place :)

Benjamin could be a fierce name if it wants to be.

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