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Rare Photos of Egypt from the Sphinx & Pyramids of Chefren and Mankaura, Giza – Photograph via NYPL Digital Gallery Old Egypt, Ancient Egypt, Ancient History, Art History, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Antique Pictures, Le Sphinx

GREAT SPHINX OF GIZA 1900 It is the largest monolith statue in the world, standing 73.5 metres (241 ft) long, 19.3 metres (63 ft) wide, and 20.22 m (66.34 ft) high

First X-Ray - the hand of Madame Marie Curie, the exposure was a whopping 20 minutes long! Because of her work in the field and unknown danger she developed luekemia which was the cause of her death. Her sacrifice in the field saved millions of lives to f Women In History, World History, Madame Marie Curie, Pierre Curie, Ufo, Medical Photography, Photography Ideas, Photos Rares, Medical History

First X-Ray (1901) In 1901 Wilhelm Konrad Roentgen was the first recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physics, and he truly deserves his place in history because his discovery revolutionized the medical world. A series of experiments helped him notice that barium platinocyanide emits a fluorescent glow. Combining his observation with a photographic plate and his wife's hand, he made the first X-ray photo, and thus, made it possible to look inside the human body without surgical intervention.

The Statue of Liberty's steel structure was designed by Eiffel. A steel interior skeleton supported the statue. Bartholdi asked the French engineer Gustave Eiffel to design a steel skeleton for the interior of the Statue of Liberty. Rare Photos, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, New York Landmarks, Famous Landmarks, Gustave Eiffel, New York Harbor, Old Paris, New York Public Library

Statue of Liberty Being Built in 1883 Assemblage of the Statue of Liberty in Paris, with the bottom half of the statue erect under scaffolding

The Wright Flyer (often retrospectively referred to as Flyer I or 1903 Flyer) was the first successful heavier-than-air powered aircraft. First Flight of the Wright Flyer. It was designed and built by the Wright brothers. Wright Flyer, Kitty Hawk North Carolina, National Geographic, National Aviation Day, Wright Brothers, Today In History, December 17, Science Photos, Planes

Photograph of the First Flight (December 1903) December 17, 1903 was the day humanity spread its wings and rose above the ground - for 12 seconds at first and by the end of the day for almost a minute - but it was a major breakthrough. Orville and Wilbur Wright, two bicycle mechanics from Ohio, are the pioneers of aviations, and although Alberto Santos-Dumont was the actual first flight this photo is more well known.

The great Sphinx in Egypt has become one of the great wonders of the modern world. Today, millions of people make the expedition to Egypt to get a glance of the pyramids and the Sphinx. However, it was excavated until here is a photo of the excavation. Ancient Art, Ancient Egypt, Ancient History, Ancient Ruins, Le Sphinx, Sphinx Egypt, Giza Egypt, Rare Historical Photos, Historical Landmarks

GREAT SPHINX OF GIZA 1900 have been built by ancient Egyptians of the Old Kingdom during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafra (c. 2558–2532 BC)

Construction of The Statue of Liberty - Head outside the workshop (in Paris) Photos taken by Albert Fernique, they are part of the collection of the New York Public Library. More photos here Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Antique Photos, Vintage Posters, Saint Médard, Statute Of Liberty, Liberty Statue, Ville New York, Gustave Eiffel

Statue of Liberty Being Built in 1883 external area of the workshop in Paris, including construction materials and the Statue head: