25+ Unpublished Photos From National Geographic Archives

25+ Unpublished Photos From National Geographic Archives7Shares

A picture might be worth a thousand words but National Geographic photographs leaves us speechless. Known for their captivating daily pictures, they also offer an opportunity to dive into the archives of previously unpublished or forgotten images.

The project called Found was established in 2013 to honor NatGeo's 125th anniversary. The project's team says that their mission is to bring the pictures back to life by sharing them to new audiences. And even some of the dates or locations are missing, the images capture perfect moments making them timeless.

The photographs are dug up by Guardian of the Collection William Bonner, who still finds them highly inspiring even after years spent in the archives. Together with editor Janna Dotschkal's love for aesthetics, they make the vintage material shine as new.

#1 A Kitten Aboard A Floating Victoria Water Lily Pad In The Philippines, 1935

#2 Irish Guards Remain At Attention After One Guardsman Faints In London, England, June 1966

#3 A White Fallow Stag Stands In A Forest In Switzerland, 1973

#4 A Woman Stands In Front Of Her Flower Stand On The Rambla In Barcelona, Spain, March 1929

#5 Hikers Stand Near The Top Of A Natural Rock Bridge On Mt. Rainier, Washington, May 1963

#6 Young Lovers Embrace Beside The Arc De Triomphe In Paris, 1960

#7 A Regular At Le Louis Ix In Paris, “caramel” Keeps A Client Company, May 1988

#8 With Claws Bared, A Kitten Attacks Its Own Mirrored Reflection, 1964

#9 A Wave Of Rock Shaped By Wind And Rain Towers Above A Plain In Western Australia, September 1963

#10 A Young Kenyan Woman Holds Her Pet Deer In Mombassa, March 1909

#11 American Bison Charge Through Heavy Snow In Yellowstone National Park, November 1967

#12 Locals Relax By The Tulip Fields Along The Canal In Haarlem, The Netherlands, 1931

#13 A Man Herds Sheep With The Help Of His Collies In Scotland, 1919

#14 Tourists Explore Massive Dead Tree With Tunnel Cut Out For A Road In Sequoia National Forest, May 1951

#15 A Flock Of Birds Fly Up From An Enclosed Courtyard In Old Havana, December 1987

#16 A Man Examines The Teeth Of A 10-month-old Alaskan Malamute Puppy Near The South Pole, 1957

#17 Boys Dressed Up In School Uniforms Pose With King Penguins At The London Zoo, 1953

#18 Roaring Out Of Auyan-tepui’s Wall, A Waterfall Plummets Over 3,000 Feet In Venezuela, March 1963

#19 John F. Kennedy’s Coffin Lies In State Beneath The Capitol’s Dome, November 1963

#20 Loggers And The Giant Mark Twain Redwood Cut Down In California, 1892

#21 Woman Adorned Like A Chinese Goddess Poses In A Garden In California, 1915

#22 A Child Sitting On A Hereford Bull Near Pleasanton, California, 1926

#23 Welts, Scars Of Beauty, Pattern The Entire Back Of A Nuba Woman In Sudan, 1966

#24 A Shadow Of A Man Holding A Bicycle Is Cast On A Wall Near The Zambezi River, 1996

#25 A Woodman Notches A Felled Tree’s Trunk For Sectioning In Western Australia, 1962