The Top 16 Most Iconic Photographs of All Time

One photo can have a huge impact on history. We all have familiar images that come to mind when we think of historic events. This infographic takes a look at some of the most iconic photographs of all time, including shocking images, such as Napalm Girl; amusing images, featuring Einstein’s tongue; and breathtaking photographs like M.Collins’ Earth from Space:

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Most Iconic Images of All Time (Via Parrot Print. Click image to see full size.)

Parrot Print‘s collection displays some of the best and worst moments of modern history. Which photos would you include?

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  1. Wendy says:

    Actually, “The Kiss” is properly “V-J Day in Times Square” and they’ve both been identified. Coincidentally, Greta (Zimmer) Friedman died on September 8.

    I’m also wondering where the Iwo Jima photo is.

  2. John says:

    Great images all, but leaving out Dorothea Lange’s Migrant Mother is pretty much unforgivable.

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