10 Striking Historical Shots That Will Surely Make Us Want To Visit Our Past
10 Striking Historical Shots That Will Surely Make Us Want To Visit Our Past  
By Vignesh

Excavation, research, photographs have always been of a great help to the historians. They tend to note and capture the most remarkable events and important facts and their images can explain the entire dynamics of an era. But sadly, the most interesting pictures of the past are not depicted in any of the history books in school. Its only natural that we explain how the past was and its many significant moments.

Soldier is so helpful
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East and West Germany earlier used to separate people across the two countries but this wasn't something which was kind to people. A soldier is helping a boy get over the Berlin Wall.

They found him
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This sweet couple found an apeman in the jungles of Brazil while people are not even willing to share the land with animals back then we had a couple who were willing to accomodate even an apeman.

Leningrad's history
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After the communist revolution, even the name Petrograd didn't seem Russian enough. After Vladimir Lenin left in 1924, the city was renamed Leningrad in honour of the Soviet leader. ... On the same day, citizens of Leningrad voted in a referendum to change the name of Leningrad back to its historic moniker, St. Petersburg. This is one of those iconic images of Leningrad back in 70's

Cutting a sunbeam
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Back in the nineteenth century when we had time for everything in life and leisure was the main luxury we had our priorities quite set case in point being this, a girl cutting a sunbeam in 1886.

World's greatest artist
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We must have seen him in many iconic movies playing many a iconic characters but did anyone have an idea of how exactly he used to look offscreen.

Advertisement of Coca Cola
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Venice is popularly famous for the number of pigeons which flock there. The local authorities even stopped the tourists to feed these birds on St. Mark’s Square because there were a plenty of them. So in 1960, Coca-Cola used it for their advertisement campaign: they planned an idea that if the seeds are spread then the pigeons that flew to eat them made a giant Coca-Cola inscription.

Mark Twain in the house
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And guess what, Mark Twain was in Tesla's lab. Tesla and Twain were good friends never mind the fact that the Twain was 21 years older than Tesla. Once, Twain even wanted to test Tesla’s rejuvenating electric current. The experiment didn’t end well and the writer felt sick afterward.This photo was taken back in 1894. Twain is holding an experimental electronic lamp.

A woman riding an Autoped
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This Autoped was the early version of an electric scooter that was made by a New York company Autoped Company. It was produced from 1915 to 1921. This photo was taken in 1916.

The creation of posters
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In 1941 as a precursor to the World War II, the creation of propaganda posters was started and initated in Port Washington all this girls are seen creating it here.

Prohibition lifted
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We can see men celebrating the abolishment of the law which prohibited the sell, use and transport of alcohol from 1920 to 1933 in US.