60 Rare Photos That Shine A New Light On History

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 discover something new about the past than to explore history through our pictures.

These photos are the closest thing to a time machine that we’ll ever have, and with them we can learn something special about people and places we’ve only heard of in history books. Get ready to learn something and let’s crack on!

This article originally appeared on our sister site: historydaily.org