30 Must See Photos – Have a Glance of History Through Photos

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Photographers very beautifully capture several moments which become a memory for us. Some photos fascinate us because of the idea and message that photographer is trying to convey us through images while some images are interesting simply because of the captions that photographers use to explain their work. In the same manner photographers have very beautifully captured past in images that reveals several interesting stories to us. These photos give us an idea about the people and their activities at that time, and also make us understand that how the culture and civilizations were in the past for people. We can explore several places just by simply looking at pictures and get to know about our history in a way that books or other documentations can never elaborate.

Historical Photos From Past

Here we go with some reviews of historical photos.

Woman with a Gas Resistant Pram, England, 1938

Woman with a Gas Resistant Pram, England, 1938

Unpacking the head of the Statue of Liberty, 1885

Unpacking the head of the Statue of Liberty, 1885

Charlie Chaplin at age 27, 1916

Charlie Chaplin at age 27, 1916

Testing of new bulletproof vests, 1923

Testing of new bulletproof vests, 1923

Animals being used as part of medical therapy, 1956

Animals being used as part of medical therapy, 1956

Elvis in the Army, 1958

Elvis in the Army, 1958

Hindenburg Disaster, May 6, 1937

Hindenburg Disaster, May 6, 1937

Circus hippo pulling a cart, 1924

Circus hippo pulling a cart, 1924

Annie Edison Taylor, the first person to survive going over Niagara Falls in a barrel, 1901

Annie Edison Taylor, the first person to survive going over Niagara Falls in a barrel, 1901

106-year-old Armenian Woman guards home, 1990

106-year-old Armenian Woman guards home, 1990

The original Ronald McDonald, 1963

The original Ronald McDonald, 1963

Disneyland Employee Cafeteria in 1961

Disneyland Employee Cafeteria in 1961

Soldier shares a banana with a goat during the battle of Saipan, ca. 1944

Soldier shares a banana with a goat during the battle of Saipan, ca. 1944

Little girl with her doll sitting in the ruins of her bombed home, London, 1940

Little girl with her doll sitting in the ruins of her bombed home, London, 1940

Construction of the Berlin wall, 1961

Construction of the Berlin wall, 1961

Bookstore in London ruined by an air raid, 1940

Bookstore in London ruined by an air raid, 1940

Walter Yeo, one of the first to undergo an advanced plastic surgery and a skin transplant, 1917

Walter Yeo, one of the first to undergo an advanced plastic surgery and a skin transplant, 1917

Suntan vending machine, 1949

Suntan vending machine, 1949

Measuring bathing suits – if they were too short, women would be fined, 1920’s

Measuring bathing suits – if they were too short, women would be fined, 1920?s

Martin Luther King with his son removing a burnt cross from their front yard, 1960

Martin Luther King with his son removing a burnt cross from their front yard, 1960

Hotel owner pouring acid in the pool while black people swim in it, ca. 1964

Hotel owner pouring acid in the pool while black people swim in it, ca. 1964

Artificial legs, UK, ca. 1890

Artificial legs, UK, ca. 1890

Mom and son watching the mushroom cloud after an atomic test, Las Vegas, 1953

Mom and son watching the mushroom cloud after an atomic test, Las Vegas, 1953

Mother hides her face in shame after putting her children up for sale, Chicago, 1948

Mother hides her face in shame after putting her children up for sale, Chicago, 1948

Austrian boy receives new shoes during WWII

Austrian boy receives new shoes during WWII

Hitler’s officers and cadets celebrating Christmas, 1941

Hitler’s officers and cadets celebrating Christmas, 1941

The real Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin, ca. 1927

The real Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin, ca. 1927

Melted and damaged mannequins after a fire at Madam Tussaud’s Wax Museum in London, 1930

Melted and damaged mannequins after a fire at Madam Tussaud’s Wax Museum in London, 1930

A space chimp posing to camera after a successful mission to space, 1961

A space chimp posing to camera after a successful mission to space, 1961

First morning after Sweden changed from driving on the left side to driving on the right, 1967

First morning after Sweden changed from driving on the left side to driving on the right, 1967

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  1. Gothamite at 9:20 pm

    The last one is priceless! There’s some great ones here overall but the Swedish one is great!