The Most Iconic Photographs From National Geographic's 125-Year History
The Most Iconic Photographs From National Geographic's 125-Year History Perhaps the most iconic National Geographic photo, Steve McCurry snapped this picture of an Afghan girl in a Pakistan refugee camp in 1984. It almost went unnoticed, until one editor rescued it from a pile and stuck it on the June 1985 Cover
"Afghan Girl" portrait by Steve McCurry which was featured on the cover of the National Geographic in June I was fascinated by this photograph as a girl when it first came out. When he found her again as adult, years later, I was entranced all over again.
Princess Nirgidma with her hooded hunting eagle at Urumchi. A striking photograph of the Torghut princess by Maynard Owen Williams in 'The National Geographic Magazine', of November 1932, Vol. LXII No.5, plate IX opposite p.568, shows her in national costume.
Persia (Iran) The Original Superpower - Cover of National Geographic History magazine, September/October 2016 (Persian: پرشیا - اولین ابرقدرت جهان بر روی جلد مجله نشنال جئوگرافیک - سپتامبر/اکتبر ۲۰۱۶ )