You may discover 30 images that shed light on our past in this post. Images from the 20th century that are powerful but have never been seen or forgotten are shared on the Instagram account “Lost In History.” These pictures let us envision life before we were born, despite the fact that we will never actually experience those experiences. Take a seat back, unwind, and enjoy these amazing old photos.
Scroll on to get inspiration for yourself. All images include links that take you to the places where they were taken. Please feel free to check out more of these photographers’ work on their personal websites or in their collections.
#1 In a hospital in New York City in 1946, nurses presented a set of newly born triplets to the father’s surprise. Imagination by Keystone-France
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#2 Willy Rizzo took a picture of Keanu Reeves in Paris in 2003.
#3 1950s image of Frida Kahlo working in bed
#4 The Famous Photo Of Lady Diana Falling Asleep During An Official Royal Engagement, 1981. She had Prince William at the time, although it had not yet been made public that she was pregnant.
#5 1940s photograph of She in Someone’s Locket
#6 Calling their mothers after winning the Oscar for “Good Will Hunting”: Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, 1997
#7 Scientists injected a new drug (insulin) into a ward of dying children in 1922 when families were just starting to grieve. The children were all in comatose diabetic ketoacidosis.
#8 In Melbourne, Australia, in the 1940s, a father surprises his little daughter by demonstrating his talent.
#9 The princess of Persia was Fatemeh Khanum. She was Nasir Al-Din Shah Qajar’s (Persia’s from 1848 to 1896) daughter. She was revered as the pinnacle of beauty in early 20th-century Persia.
#10 1936: Refusing To Give The Nazi Salute
#11 1918: Spanish Flu; Family Portrait
#12 Sometimes Just a Little Help Will Do, 1945
#13 An Upset Little Patient After A Visit To The Dentist, 1920s
#14 regulations for safety in the 1960s
#15 16 Years Old After being struck by lightning in 1971, Juliane Koepcke was forced from an airplane. After enduring 10 days in the Amazon Jungle, she fell two miles to the ground while strapped to her seat, yet she managed to survive.
#16 A Massive Crowd Watches David Bowie Perform in 1983
#17 On Halloween, a young Barack Obama is seen with his mother (1964)
#18 Italian shoemakers began selling “Defense Shoes” in the middle of the 1950s, complete with spurs on the toes and heels to fend off offensive sex pests, especially in Rome.
#19 Bystander startled during the 1994 Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade
#20 Advice on Marriage from a Suffragette to Young Ladies, 1918. The pamphlet is on view at the Wales-based Pontypridd Museum. There Is No Suffragette
#21 Because they are aware of what it is like to feel completely worthless, the saddest people, in my opinion, always make an effort to make others happy. Williams, Robin
#22 Hachiko, a Japanese Akita dog known for his steadfast loyalty to his owner, was photographed for the last time.
#23 With His 1981 Aston Martin Vantage, Rowan Atkinson
#24 1985 photograph of Princess Diana and John Travolta dancing during a White House dinner
#25 During World War I, a member of the Harlem Hellfighters (369th Infantry Regiment) poses for the camera while holding a puppy that he saved.
#26 She was 11 years old when World War I began, 36 when World War II began, 74 when Star Wars was released, and 116 when Covid-19 began. She goes by the name of Kane Tanaka and is the oldest person alive at 118 years old.
#27 About to Get A Dog For His Birthday Is A Little Boy (1955)
#28 Can We Just Acknowledge The Fact That These Two Were Married For 74 Years? I can’t picture losing someone after being in a relationship for so long. She Must Be Totally Heartbroken
#29 1985 photograph of a mother and her son traveling to a pride walk
#30 During the Battle of the Bulge, a US soldier shakes hands with a dog in Luxembourg in 1944.