Usually, when you read a history article or story, it's mostly just dry facts and your imagination. But a photo gives something a bit different... It shows you how something actually looked, letting you understand the historical moment more intimately. Whether it would be a historical landmark, a famous person or random photo of the past - they all have fascinating stories behind them, and we're just about to show you.


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Keep on scrolling to take a look at Bored Panda's list of rare historical photos that might shine a new light on how you saw these historical moments.

Wondering how historical black and white photos would look if they were restored in color? Check out this article.

(h/t: designyoutrust)

#2 Nikola Tesla Sitting In His Laboratory With His “Magnifying Transmitter”

Nikola Tesla Sitting In His Laboratory With His “Magnifying Transmitter”

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#3 Austrian Boy Receives New Shoes During WWII

Austrian Boy Receives New Shoes During WWII

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#4 The Graves Of A Catholic Woman And Her Protestant Husband, Holland, 1888

The Graves Of A Catholic Woman And Her Protestant Husband, Holland, 1888

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#5 Jewish Prisoners After Being Liberated From A Death Train, 1945

Jewish Prisoners After Being Liberated From A Death Train, 1945

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