Historical pictures

Explore a collection of historical pictures that capture iconic moments in time. Immerse yourself in the past and gain a deeper understanding of our shared history.
50 Important Historical Photos That Might Change Your Perspective On Things (New Pics) | Bored Panda Retro, Perspective, Hamburg, Vintage Photos, Hamburg Germany, Kampala, Historical Photos, Historical Pictures, Historical Images

In the mid-2000s, historian Anna Pegler-Gordon said that visual media often seems more accessible to her students than the written record. They claimed images make the past seem more accessible, giving concrete shape to a world that sometimes seems intangible. Not to mention the immediacy of the image, which often conveys information more quickly than a primary document written in an unfamiliar, or even a foreign, language. But according to Pegler-Gordon, this immediacy also works well in…

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Kunigunde Knieriem
Black and White Vintage Photos of Eiffel Tower #RubyLane Photography, Vintage Photos, Paris, Vintage, Old Photos, Photographer, Vintage Photography, Historical Photos, Historical Pictures

125 years ago today, the Eiffel Tower was officially completed in Paris after 2 years, 2 months, and 5 days of construction. It stood as the gateway for the 1889 Exposition Universelle (World’s Fair) in honor of the 100th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, and continues to make an impact on the world’s conscious today. (Megan Willett/Business Insider) 1887: One of the steel struts of the Eiffel Tower at the start of its construction in Paris, 18th July 1887. (Photo by FPG/Hulton…

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Ruby Lane
People, Presidents, Portrait, Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln, President Abraham Lincoln, American Presidents, Famous Faces, Historical Pictures

These colorized monochrome photos will change the way you imagine the past. Since we live and remember in color, a black-and-white image seems almost of another world. Through the process of colorization, that world becomes more familiar, easier to imagine, and easier to connect to.

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Carson Browne
Memories, People, Scenes, The Past, Past, Photo, Couples, Couple Photos

In 1826, Joseph Nicephore Niepce, a French inventor, came up with what forever changed the way we see, experience, and remember the world and its history. It was the birth of a camera that took the first photograph on a piece of paper coated with tar of the view from his window at Le Gras. Of course, it looked nothing even remotely similar to what we think of as a camera.

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Hava Liebich
Ww2, War, Ww2 Soldiers, Soldier, Wwii, World War Ii, Historical Pictures, Eva Braun, Fotografia

Spooky season may have come to an end, but have no fear! (Or perhaps, have lots of fears!) The real world has no shortage of terrifying and disturbing things year round. And one place on the internet that knows that better than anywhere else is the Terrifying as [Heck] subreddit. This online community is dedicated to sharing all things creepy, crawly and disturbing, so if that’s right up your alley, you’re in for a treat.

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Ilia Bilia