History is marked with iconic moments, and with the development of the camera came the immortalization of some of the most incredible instances humanity has seen. From the humorous, to the breathtaking, to the devastating, this is a list of twenty of the most thought provoking photos from throughout history.
Small Children Operate Machinery During the American Industrial Revolution – 1700s
While the Industrial Revolution was a huge step forward in Western society and marked a significant evolution in the development of modern America, it wasn’t all easy. Despite succeeding in streamlining much of the back-breaking agricultural work that came before, industrialisation had its own difficulties, as shown in this picture of two small children working large, dangerous machinery.