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National Geographic’s Archives Released to Celebrate 125th Anniversary(4)

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  • 1. Survival trainees set off smoke signal, spread parachute and wave in Colorado, May 1953. Never-before-seen images from National Geographic’s archives released to celebrate 125th anniversary(4) 1 Hand Click
  • 2. A sailplane pilot glides high above Innsbruck and the Inn River in Austria, July 1961. PHOTOGRAPH BY VOLKMAR K. WENZTEL, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 2
  • 3. Seen from backstage, ballet dancers take a bow in the glittering hall of the Vienna Opera House, April 1959. PHOTOGRAPH BY VOLKMAR K. WENZTEL, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 3
  • 4. People on the beach in Germany as a plane flies overhead, 1928. PHOTOGRAPH BY WILHELM TOBIEN, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 4
  • 5. A shelter made of antlers at Yellowstone National Park.A shelter made of antlers at Yellowstone National Park. PHOTOGRAPH BY EDWIN L. WISHERD, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHICPHOTOGRAPH BY EDWIN L. WISHERD, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 5
  • 6. Portrait of two Mexican Chihuahuas, April 1944. PHOTOGRAPH BY WILLARD CULVER, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 6
  • 7. An informal portrait of photographer and explorer Luis Marden in Chichen Itza, Mexico, 1936. PHOTOGRAPH BY LUIS MARDEN, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 7
  • 8. People swim and swing from ring to ring in the Russian River in California, August 1938. PHOTOGRAPH BY B. ANTHONY STEWART, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 8
  • 9. A curious cow on a hilltop tries to nibble a woman’s camera in Switzerland, November 1956. PHOTOGRAPH BY FRANC & JEAN SHORE, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9
  • 10. Swimming teams huddle onshore at the annual Royal Hobart Regatta in Tasmania, Australia, December 1956. PHOTOGRAPH BY HOWELL WALKER, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 10
  • 11. A close view of the puffer fish found in Florida’s warm waters, January 1922. PHOTOGRAPH BY L. F. WILLIAMZ, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 11
  • 12. Baseball is played by Caracas youth in a city sandlot in Venezuela, August 1976. PHOTOGRAPH BY ROBERT MADDEN, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 12
  • 13. The Golden Horn at Galatea in Constantinople, now modern-day Istanbul. PHOTOGRAPH BY JULES GERVAIS COURTELLEMONT, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 13
  • 14. Friends gather around a summer campfire at Great Point Lighthouse on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, June 1970. PHOTOGRAPH BY JAMES L. STANFIELD, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 14
  • 15. Aerial view of harbor created to supply the invasion of Normandy, June 1944. PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY U.S. WAR DEPARTMENT 15
  • 16. A black and white photograph of a giant dust storm in 1937. PHOTOGRAPHED BY CHRIS JOHNS, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 16
  • 17. A 32-foot-tall concrete brontosaurus dwarfs curious zoogoers in Alberta, Canada, December 1961. PHOTOGRAPH BY J. BAYLOR ROBERTS, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 17
  • 18. Boats ferry through a canal to bypass the Peloponnesus in Corinth, Greece, December 1956. PHOTOGRAPH BY DAVID BOYER, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 18
  • 19. A young girl tamps down grapes to make room for more basketfuls in Germany, April 1967. PHOTOGRAPH BY BRUCE DALE, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 19
  • 20. A woman perches above red algae in a stagnant pool inside Anemone Cave on Mount Desert Island, Maine, September 1952. PHOTOGRAPH BY LUIS MARDEN, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 20
  • 21. Boys run before a crowd in the “Junior Race" at Eton College in Windsor, England, August 1919. PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY CENTRAL NEWS PHOTO SERVICE 21
  • 22. Swimmers compete in Hong Kong’s Annual Cross-harbor Race, 1953. PHOTOGRAPH BY J. BAYLOR ROBERTS, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 22
  • 23. A baby elephant stretches its trunk out to a child at the London Zoo, September 1915. PHOTOGRAPH BY A. W. CUTLER, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 23
  • 24. Flight attendants stand and talk beneath airline advertising posters, March 1951. PHOTOGRAPH BY B. ANTHONY STEWART, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 24
  • 25. A girl stands in front of her hut on the Painted Desert in Arizona in 1929.PHOTOGRAPH BY CLIFTON R. ADAMS, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 25
  • 26. A reception is held at the Missouri Botanical Gardens in St. Louis, August 1990. PHOTOGRAPH BY JAMES P. BLAIR, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 26
  • 27. The glow of an atomic bomb test draws Las Vegas casino workers, March 1953. PHOTOGRAPH BY VOLKMAR K. WENZTEL, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 27
  • 28. An invalid soldier stands beside a cannon in Paris, 1923. PHOTOGRAPH BY JULES GERVAIS COURTELLEMONT, NATIONAL 28
  • 29. A rhinoceros charges the photographer in Africa, May 1910. PHOTOGRAPH BY A. DUGMORE, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 29
  • 30. Sightseers park to watch a Stratocruiser taxi across an underpass in Queens, New York, March 1951. PHOTOGRAPH BY B. ANTHONY STEWART, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 30
  • 31. Women try on hats in a variety of colors in Moscow, March 1966. PHOTOGRAPH BY DEAN CONGER, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 31
  • 32. A photographer and a geologist photograph the Taal volcano erupting in the Philippines, April 1912. NO CREDIT GIVEN 32
  • 33. U.S. military tanks parade near the Capitol Building in Washington DC, 1947. PHOTOGRAPH BY VOLKMAR K. WENTZEL, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 33
  • 34. A Geisha girl poses in her Kimono in Kyoto, June 1927. PHOTOGRAPH BY FRANKLIN PRICE KNOTT, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 34
  • 35. A snow covered double header coal train finishes its run, November 1918. PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY THE INTERNATIONAL FILM SERVICE 35
  • 36. The base camp of an expedition to Arnhem Land, Australia. PHOTOGRAPH BY HOWELL WALKER, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 36
  • 37. Man testing early television equipment in New York, 1959. PHOTOGRAPH BY WILLARD CULVER, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 37
  • 38. Sheer 100-foot cliffs of eroded ash rise before Mount Katolinat in Alaska. PHOTOGRAPH BY WINFIELD PARKS, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 38
  • 39. Fashion students add last touches to models’ wild peacock costumes in Vienna, Austria, February 1959. PHOTOGRAPH BY VOLKMAR K. WENTZEL, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 39
  • 40. To get ready for Easter festivities, some men have their hair trimmed on Karpathos Island in Greece, April 1982. PHOTOGRAPH BY JAMES L. STANFIELD, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 40
  • 41. This glacial lake sits between mountains and a wild crag in Bavaria, Germany, December 1928. 41
  • 42. Two women in Southeast Asia discuss the day’s news, May 1921. PHOTOGRAPH BY M. BRANGER AND SONS 42
  • 43. Fishermen load their catch of sardines into crates on the Adriatic Sea, May 1970. PHOTOGRAPH BY JAMES P. BLAIR, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 43
  • 44. Women pose in front of their surfboards on Waikiki beach in Honolulu, November 1938.Women pose in front of their surfboards on Waikiki beach in Honolulu, November 1938. PHOTOGRAPH BY RICHARD HEWITT STEWART, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHICPHOTOGRAPH BY RICHARD HEWITT STEWART, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 44
  • 45. A view of the grand white castle of Schloss Neushwanstein in Germany, 1925. PHOTOGRAPH BY HANS HILDENBRAND, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 45
  • 46. A Sicilian teenage girl draped in lace and a scarf, December 1909. PHOTOGRAPH BY BARON WILHELM VON GLOEDEN, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 46
  • 47. Porters transport a car on long poles across a stream in Nepal, January 1950. PHOTOGRAPH BY VOLKMAR K. WENZTEL, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 47
  • 48. Ear-deep in watermelon, a boy eats a juicy slice at a festival in Florida, December 1963. PHOTOGRAPH BY JAMES P. BLAIR, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 48
  • 49. Visitors stare in awe at the stained glass windows of Sainte Chapelle in Paris, May 1968. PHOTOGRAPH BY BRUCE DALE, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 49
  • 50. Two girls in bathing suits sit on a concrete ledge in Bucharest, Romania, November 1930. PHOTOGRAPH BY WILHELM TOBIEN, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 50
  • 51. Paratroopers in training land in a dusty field at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, February 1962. PHOTOGRAPH BY WINFIELD PARKS, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 51
  • 52. Two Amharic women pose holding umbrellas to shade themselves in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, June 1931. PHOTOGRAPH BY W. ROBERT MOORE, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 52
  • 53. A bright orange river of sparks from a campfire cascades from a high cliff in Yosemite National Park, May 1958. PHOTOGRAPH BY J. BAYLOR ROBERTS, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 53
  • 54. Saint Christopher decorates an archway over a cobblestone street in Bavaria, Germany, March 1974. PHOTOGRAPH BY GEORGE F. MOBLEY, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 54
  • 55. A couple in a boat paddle on a lily pond and collect flowers in the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in Washington D.C., 1923. PHOTOGRAPH BY CHARLES MARTIN, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 55
  • 56. A sportsman shows off a mounted salmon to his friends in New Hampshire, April 1943. PHOTOGRAPH BY B. ANTHONY STEWART, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 56
  • 57. A young vendor at the market in Fort de Kock, Indonesia, poses by her peppers, February 1930. PHOTOGRAPH BY W. ROBERT MOORE, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 57
  • 58. A young North American girl jumps her horse over a ditch in Mexico, May 1914. PHOTOGRAPH BY SHIRLEY C. HULSE, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 58
  • 59. A raft traverses Hermit Rapid on the Colorado River in Arizona. PHOTOGRAPH BY WALTER MEAYERS EDWARDS, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 59
  • 60. People swim and sunbathe around a fountain in salt water swimming pool in Devon, England, February 1946. PHOTOGRAPH BY B. ANTHONY STEWART, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC THE END 60