The face of a boy hearing sounds for the first time
This photo was taken by photographer Jack Bradley and depicts the exact moment this boy, Harold Whittles, hears for the very first time ever. The doctor treating him has just placed an earpiece in his left ear. Date unknown.
Wilbur Wright and his Flying Machine
This flight demonstration of American aviation pioneer Wilbur Wright was of a special historic nature: it involved images from the first camera aboard a plane.
The history of PC hardware, in pictures
The first hard disk drive, IBM Model 350 - It had 50 24-inch discs that together could store about 4.4 MB of data.
First sounds is an informal collaborative of audio historians