Thought-Provoking Historical Photographs You’ve Never Seen Before

There are many old rare photographs that you can find it interesting and stare at them for hours on end. Behind every old photographs, there stands the past lives of thousands of historical personalities and people.

Here are just a few of these kinds of photograph. Take a look — it’s always interesting to contemplate what they tell us about the world, and ourselves.

A sixteen-year-old Arnold Schwarzenegger at his first body-building competition.

Source – twimg

Fishermen of the Volga river, Russia, with their impressive catch, 1924.

source – googleusercontent

A young Inuit girl and her husky dog, 1949.

Source – twimg

Surfers, 1922.


Bikers, 1960s.


A boy watches television for the first time through a shop window, 1948.

Source – imgur

James Naismith, the creator of basketball, with his wife.

Source – votgde

A graduation ceremony, 1895.

Source – twimg

An Iranian woman, 1960.

Source – tumblr

Fawzia Fuad, Princess of Iran and Queen of Egypt, 1939.

Players of the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Chicago Black Hawks search for Jack Evans’ lost contact lens during an ice hockey game, 1962.

Geishas, Japan, 1920s.

The Opening Ceremony of the XXII summer Olympic Games, Moscow, 1980.

Source – imgur

Soldiers of the Caucasus, early 20th century.

Source – meta

Princesses Olga and Tatyana of the Russian royal family before the Revolution, 1913.

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