If there is one thing that most people appreciate doing on the Internet, it's looking at pictures. For some people, it is pictures of animals and for others, it may be something unusual. One thing that many of us enjoy doing, however, is taking a step back in time through the pictures that we see. These 28 historical photos are going to take you on just such a journey.
Many of these may have been taken prior to the time that you were born and it gives you the opportunity to take a rare look into life as it was back then. In some ways, you may see that life was quite different but in others, you may see that it actually hasn't changed.
In any case, you will enjoy taking a look at history through the photos below.
An explorer offers a can of condensed milk to a polar bear in the 1980s.
This picture from Zanzibar in 1947 shows a nanny with her young charge, who was later to be known as Freddie Mercury.
Sioux tribesmen on horseback, 1905
They moved this 7600 ton housing block to extend the Avenue in Romania.
Claude Monet with his paintings in 1923
18 people enjoyed a performance by the Beatles in 1961. They became superstars just a short time later.
Marilyn Monroe in 1954
The seal on King tut's tomb, 1922
A 1961 canteen for Disney employees
Jayne Mansfield and Sophia Loren in 1957
Breaking news in 1912, the sinking of the Titanic
The first 5 MB hard drive, 1965
Madison Square at the turn of the 20th century
Hindenburg disaster in 1937
The first telephoto lens in 1900
1918 - young women carrying ice
Singapore opium den in 1941
Washington DC accident in 1921
1942 flight simulator for pilots
Newspaper sellers taking a cigarette break in 1910
A Fiat factory race in 1910 on the rooftops
A beggar running after George V in 1920
1924 gas station in Washington DC
1930 female boxers
Testing a bulletproof vest in 1923
1960s New York mobile swimming pool
Steven Spielberg in 1980 during the shooting of Indiana Jones
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