Since the advent of photography, precise representations of historical moments have been captured in exceptional detail. Sure, in the past there were paintings and sculptors of historical figures and events, but the photograph allowed for a new degree of truth to the viewer. No longer was the representation a creation from the eye of the painter. With photographs, we get a perspective that actually was, a moment from the photographers angle. Take a look at some of History’s greats, wonders, and tragedies before Trump tries to ban these too.
Mount Rushmore Coming Alive
Dotted with workers, the presidential faces of Mount Rushmore were slowly worked out of the face of the mountain, and from under a mountain came great figures turned vibrant tourist attraction.