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  • Some of the best historical photos, images, maps and graphics that we have found on the web and in books. This history by picture is history as you have not seen it before. Enjoy!

    Daily History Picture: Goblin Scare! January 20, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Goblin Scare!

    When Farmer Smith’s barn becomes a luminous grinning monster…

    Daily History Picture: Germans Captured in Crimea January 19, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Germans Captured in Crimea

    The long road home, for some…

    Daily History Picture: Antiquarians in Action January 18, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Antiquarians in Action

    Late 18C antiquarians out and about…

    Daily History Picture: Complaints January 17, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Complaints

    The London underground before the complaints box came online.

    Daily History Picture: Last Supper January 17, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Last Supper

    Sorry

    Daily History Picture: Town Mouse, Country Mouse January 16, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Town Mouse, Country Mouse

    Urban type visits the countryside. Love the children inspecting his socks…

    Daily History Picture: Run, Germans! January 13, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Run, Germans!

    May 1945 (just) ahead of the Red Army…

    Daily History Picture: Nero as Rome Burns January 12, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Nero as Rome Burns

    From Quo Vadis, the lyre is magnificently outsized…

    Daily History Picture: Early Bowling January 11, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Early Bowling

    Village games, late 18C

    Daily History Picture: Pretzel History January 10, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Pretzel History

    The world’s first pretzel…

    Daily History Picture: Puck? January 9, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Puck?

    Whoops, lost my note on this one, but I think this is Puck of Pook’s Hill introducing himself and British history to Kipling’s children.

    Daily History Picture: Epiphany Pic January 6, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Epiphany Pic

    Goodbye Christmas…

    Daily History Picture: Paleo Tines January 5, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Paleo Tines

    When these animals were frightening. The intricacy and unreality of the horns… Invisible, 8 Jan 2017: While the creature in the painting is a little Seussian, I don’t see that the horns are completely unrealistic. The Cincinnati Museum Center has a prehistoric elk skeleton that is utterly terrifying; the horns depicted aren’t that far from the genuine […]

    Daily History Picture: Imagined Ghosts January 4, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Imagined Ghosts

    When the gown goes ‘boo’!

    Daily History Picture: Miranda Arrives in the Americas December 30, 2016

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Miranda Arrives in the Americas

    Shortly before his emphatic and embarassing defeat. People carried on shoulders rarely end well…

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