Stacy Robertson
Stacy Robertson
June 17, 2023 ·  1 min read

9 MIND-BLOWING Historical Photos That Will Change How You See The World

Before the invention of the world’s first camera, the only way anybody was able to re-live history was through writing or word of mouth. But, along with the invention of an image-capturing device came a new way to immerse ourselves in eras of human history that have long-since passed.

Along with allowing historical moments to be brought to life, the camera also allowed people to showcase all of the different cultures around the world in a medium much more descriptive and powerful than word of mouth or writing could ever be.

Here are 9 photos from throughout history which will be sure to change your perspective on the world, both present and past.

German soldiers and their mule wearing gas masks, circa 1916 Hitler hand-feeding fawn, circa 1930 Aboriginal man using newly installed phone for the first time, circa 1980 Burmese women in London, 1935 Mugshot from 1940's when it was a crime to be homosexual U.S. soldier cradling wounded Japanese boy in a cockpit during the Battle of Saipan, 1944