William Koch

The Right Footage

Unearthing the Past: When Exceptionally Rare Photographs and Footage of Renowned People Resurface

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Today, people connected to the Internet have unprecedented access to tons of visual materials – some would even say we live in a world built by images from the selfie to the motion billboard to film penetrating new parts of our daily lives. However, there was a time when newsmakers and prominent people barely featured on visual documents, whether because they were outlaws (who preferred to hide rather than pose with local inhabitants) or because we hold – or know of – very few records of them. This article aims at presenting some exceptionally scarce photographs and films of a few personalities who made history.  (more…)