50 Rare & Alternative Views Of Iconic Events And Places In History

50 Rare & Alternative Views Of Iconic Events And Places In History




Here in this post you can find rare and alternative views of iconic events and places in history. You can find “Niagara falls without water”, “Mount Fuji seen from the International Space Station”, “Behind the scenes of Sesame Street”, “A more realistic view of the Taj Mahal” and many more from this collection.

Scroll down and inspire yourself. All photos are linked and lead to the sources from which they were taken. Please feel free to explore further works of these photographers on their collections or their personal sites.

#1 Neil Armstrong’s family watching him launch to the Moon (1969)

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#2 Eruption of Mount St. Helens seen from Yale Lake (1980)

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#3 Niagara Falls without water, 1969

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#4 Manhattan Bridge under construction, 1909

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#5 The shadow of Mt. Fuji

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#6 The Gate of Heaven in Bali, often seen online with a reflecting pool digitally added to the foreground

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#7 Charles Ebbets shooting his famous photograph, Lunch atop a Skyscraper, while perching on the 69th floor of the GE building (1932)

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#8 The Pyramids of Giza are located only 11 miles away from Cairo

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#9 While filming the wreck of the Titanic, the movie set was inverted to ease lighting and camera angles (1997)

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#10 Mount Fuji seen from the International Space Station

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#11 Dental prosthetics used by Marlon Brando in the Godfather series, which gave the Vito Corleone character his iconic ‘bulldog’ look

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#12 The film crew of Elf used forced perspective to make Will Ferrell seem larger than the other elves

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#13 The Nevermind album cover baby getting out of the pool (1991)

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#14 Mount Rushmore before the Presidents were carved in. It was called Six Grandfathers at this point (c. 1905)

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#15 Jerry Seinfeld waiting for his cue to enter a scene while taping the last episode of the show (1998)

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#16 Inside view of the glass pyramid at Musèe du Louvre, Paris

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#17 Behind the scenes of Sesame Street

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#18 Mechanical shark used on Spielberg’s Jaws

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#19 The Great Pyramids of Giza can be seen from a nearby Pizza Hut

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#20 A more realistic view of the Taj Mahal

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#21 Sunset from space

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#22 The models for American Gothic (1942)

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#23 Crowds at the Woodstock Music Festival (1969)

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#24 Wilbur Wright flies around the Statue of Liberty (1909)

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#25 The iconic Muhammad Ali photo and how that moment looked on television (1965)

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#26 Aerial view of Central Park, New York

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#27 The Statue of Liberty being displayed at the Paris World’s Fair (1878)

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#28 Marilyn Monroe filming the iconic subway grate scene in The Seven Year Itch (1955)

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#29 Inside the Hindenburg’s control room and dining room

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#30 Batman & Robin scaling the side of a building (1966)

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#31 Construction of the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa (2008)

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#32 Uncropped version of the Tank Man photo from the day of the Tiananmen Square Massacre (1989)

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#33 Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa Is Returned To The Louvre After WWII

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#34 Traffic Jam near the Brandenburg Gate as East Germans move into West Berlin after the fall of the Berlin Wall (1989)

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#35 The recording of the MGM Lion (1928)

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#36 Two men posing for a photo booth photograph (c. 1900)

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#37 The filming of Star Wars: Episode V‘s “I Am Your Father” scene (1979)

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#38 The blood-stained glasses John Lennon wore the night he was shot (1980)

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#39 Some of the original Jawa cast without their hoods on the set of Star Wars (1976)

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#40 Man being shaved with an axe (1940s)

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#41 Hiroshima victim’s scars

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#42 Miss Correct Posture winners (1956)

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#43 The Ohio National Guard opened fire at Kent State on a crowd protesting the Vietnam War, killing four (1970)

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#44 The first-ever roller coaster ride in Ireland (1912)

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#45 The last inmates departing Alcatraz prison (1963)

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#46 Che Guevara in a Conga Line in a kindergarten in Shanghai (1960)

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#47 Coal miners coming up coal mine elevator after a day’s work in Belgium (1920s)

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#48 Looking down at L.A. from behind the Hollywood sign

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#49 The original shot for Neil Young’s After the Gold Rush album cover (1970)

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#50 Filming the first-ever Superman movie (1978)

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