Every so often you catch a glimpse of a once in a lifetime photo that makes you think differently about a specific moment in history. From bygone structures to vintage ads, and stars in the prime of their lives, the photos collected here provide new insight into the 19th and 20th centuries. There’s no better way to explore history than through photographs. Certain photos have a strong background story behind them, and some mark an essential event in the world’s history. Every so often, we catch a glimpse of one such photo and cannot help but dig deep and learn more about that specific moment in history.
The nineteenth and twentieth centuries were incredibly action-packed as many stereotypes were broken, new countries were formed, and two World Wars were fought. From vintage ads to celebrities before they became stars, movements that propelled some productive social change, and bygone structures, some photographs give us new insights into the happenings of these two centuries. We have collected some of the rarest historical moments captured in pictures. These are the closest thing to the time machine that scientists have long been trying to create but in vain. With these pictures, we can learn many such things about past events, people, and places that we have only read in books so far. Are you ready to take a journey down memory lane? Let’s get started!