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Dr Strobe: the man who stopped time and electrified photography – in pictures

Bullet through the Apple, 1964 MIT professor Harold Edgerton invented the strobe flash in the 1930s and this is an example of his stroboscopic photography

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Manchester Police peelers relaxing photographed around 1840. This is one of the very earliest images of policing in the Greater Manchester Area. The foundation of British policing was greatly influenced by some-time Home Secretary and Prime Minister, Sir Robert Peel. Sir Robert was born in Bury, now part of the Greater Manchester region. From the collection of the Greater Manchester Police Museum and Archives. To find out more please visit http://www.gmpmuseum.com

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from Mail Online

Broadmoor hospital finally gives up its secrets

British gangsters The Kray Twins enjoying a nice cup of tea

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The Historic Houses Trust in Australia has a forensic photography archive at the…

from Mail Online

Incredible images dating back to 1925 unearthed from LAPD archive

LAPD archive photographs of crime scenes - September 23, 1950 (via The Daily Mail)

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Here is another example of forensic photography. This image has been taken for evidential purposes.

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1930’s state-of-the-art forensic fingerprint analysis via M (1931, dir. Fritz Lang)

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from Mail Online

Mystery sailor in famed VJ day kiss in New York's Times Square identified

Legendary kiss, V–J day !! Times Square August 14, 1945 !!

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from Silodrome

The Sydney Forensic Photography Archive

Another amazing early 20th centiry mugshot from the Sydney Forensic Photography Archive | Via: Silodrome

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