Historical photos

Step back in time and explore a collection of captivating historical photos that offer a glimpse into the past. Discover the stories behind these iconic images and gain a deeper appreciation for history.
50 Important Historical Photos That Might Change Your Perspective On Things (New Pics) | Bored Panda Hamburg, Vintage Photos, Retro, Perspective, 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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Black and White Vintage Photos of Eiffel Tower #RubyLane Paris, Vintage, Vintage Photos, Old Photos, Photographer, Vintage Photography, Historical Photos, Historical Pictures, Rare Historical Photos

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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Ever since the invention of the camera in the early 1800s, photographers have documented everything, from wars and protest marches to scientific discoveries, and even space landings, allowing everyone to, in a way, "attend" these special events.