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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: Training Wives February 20, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Training Wives

    This was an advertising style for a while. It would be interesting to do a post…

    Daily History Picture: Maastricht Rebels February 16, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Maastricht Rebels

    Six Tory MPs: 1992 (?) fronted by Teresa Gorman, one of the UK’s more eccentric MPs in the later 20C.

    Daily History Picture: Woodstock Responsible February 15, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Woodstock Responsible

    The Yasgurs at the end of Woodstock: what have they done to our land…

    Daily History Picture: Naval Bombardment February 14, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Naval Bombardment

    19C Naval Bombardment of Bomardsung

    Daily History Picture: Soviet Monstrosity February 13, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Soviet Monstrosity

    The Palace of the Soviets, begun in 1937 and never finished thanks to the war: it now has a cathedral on top of it which says it all…

    Daily History Picture: Brazilian Slaves February 10, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Brazilian Slaves

    Two slaves and their owner.

    Daily History Picture: Slave Market in Roman London February 9, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Slave Market in Roman London

    Not sure about this one…

    Daily History Picture: Scott’s Gramaphone February 8, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Scott's Gramaphone

    He took a gramophone with him…! No wonder he never got home.

    Daily History Picture: Landing in Russell Islands February 7, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Landing in Russell Islands

    Clearly staged photo of a US landing

    Daily History Picture: Rolls Royce to Nepal February 6, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Rolls Royce to Nepal

    There are arguments about the date for this one, but allegedly this is a rolls royce being delivered to the Nepalese royal family.

    Daily History Picture: Catching an Airship February 3, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Catching an Airship

    This picture (1929) is normally shows because it was the last voyage of the airship in question: things ended badly… Beach was fascinated by how they got on.

    Daily History Picture: Six Pack Jesus February 2, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Six Pack Jesus

    This is the worst example I’ve seen, but there are a lot out there: the horrors of late renaissance art.

    Daily History Picture: The Naturalist in His Study January 31, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: The Naturalist in His Study

    Love the alligator…

    Daily History Picture: Returning Home from Woodstock January 30, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Returning Home from Woodstock

    Another iconic photograph, presumably staged…

    Daily History Picture: Caving with Candles January 27, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Caving with Candles

    And then the fairies blew all the candles out…

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