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Historical images

Dive into a collection of captivating historical images that capture significant moments from the past. Discover the stories behind these images and gain a deeper understanding of our shared history.
Berenice Abbott, Films, People, War, History, Historical Images, British Soldier, Prisoners Of War, Soldier

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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Melody Faulkiner
New York Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photography, Art Photography, Photography Pictures, Photo New York, Parc D'attraction, America Do Norte

Today we'd like for you to take a look at an Instagram account by the name of "The History Atlas". This page collects interesting and unseen historic images and shares them with its whopping 81K followers on the platform.

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50 Important Historical Photos That Might Change Your Perspective On Things (New Pics) | Bored Panda Coal Miners, Visual Media, Jolie Photo, Historical Pictures, World History, Bored Panda, Old Photos, Old Photographs, Rare Photos

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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