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Historical prints telling stories from days gone by

Historical prints telling stories of the day taken by Keystone Press photographers for one of the original and leading Fleet Street press agencies of the era.

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Pink Floyds Inflatable Pig Battersea Power Station Featured The Keystone Press Agency Collection Image

Pink Floyds Inflatable Pig Battersea Power Station

A 40-foot long inflatable pig suspended between two of the chimneys at Battersea Power Station, London, during a photoshoot for the cover of Pink Floyd's album Animals, 6th November 1976. Whether it was an epic publicity stunt or a genuine mishap remains a topic of debate in some circles. Either way, the cover shoot for 1977's Animals became one of Pink Floyd's signature moments. Roger Waters and artist Aubrey Powell, co-founder of the art group Hipgnosis, came up with the concept of an inflatable pig floating over Britain's iconic Battersea Power Station. But things didn't go as planned at the December 1976 photo shoot, as the 40-foot balloon broke from its moorings on one of Battersea's southern chimneys, rising directly into the path of planes landing at Heathrow Airport. All flights were grounded, and Powell was arrested, even as police helicopters and the Royal Air Force arrived to chase the pig. It eventually fell to the ground miles way in Kent.
(Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

© 2008 Getty Images

Bus For The Unemployed Featured The Keystone Press Agency Collection Image

Bus For The Unemployed

Unemployed men wait for a special bus service to take them from the suburb of Johannisthal to the employment office in Neukoln, Berlin, circa 1925. The fare is only ten pfennigs instead of the normal twenty five. (Photo by Keystone View Company/Archive Photos/Getty Images)

110119575, Adult, Capital Cities, Men, Nosta, Retro Styled, Unemployment, Waiting

Williamsburgh Saving Bank Building Featured The Keystone Press Agency Collection Image

Williamsburgh Saving Bank Building

View from a rooftop of the Williamsburgh Savings Bank building (Halsey, McCormack, and Helmer, 1929) in downtown Brooklyn, early 1930s. Now sometimes known as the Republic National Bank building it is the tallest building in Brooklyn and as of 2005 is slated to be converted to residential use. (Photo by Keystone/FPG/Getty Images)

© 2005 Getty Images