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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: Youngest Abraham Lincoln July 27, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Youngest Abraham Lincoln

    Earliest surviving photograph.

    Daily History Picture: Early Underwater Photograph July 26, 2017

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

    Allegedly the first taken underwater. 31 Jul 2017, Nathaniel writes: According to this link, probably not the first underwater photograph, but very possibly the first underwater portrait.

    Daily History Picture: Smoke in the Ashes July 25, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Smoke in the Ashes

    “March 16, 1945: A U.S. Marine approaches a Japanese soldier on Iwo Jima, Japan during World War II. The Japanese soldier was buried for 1 1/2 days in this shell hole playing dead and ready with a live grenade inches away from his hand. The Marines feared he might be further booby trapped underneath his […]

    Daily History Picture: No White People July 24, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: No White People

    Memphis Zoo

    Daily History Picture: Fainted July 21, 2017

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

    1965 London

    Daily History Picture: 1970s Party July 20, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: 1970s Party

    Now in their late 60s?

    Daily History Picture: Eagle and Plane July 19, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Eagle and Plane

    Early plane legends, guessing that this never happened.

    Daily History Picture: Destination Italy July 18, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Destination Italy

    Early 1990s boat from Albania for Italy: the beginning of the migrant crisis.

    Daily History Picture: Atomium Under Construction July 17, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Atomium Under Construction

    Brussels

    Daily History Picture: Bird Shooting July 14, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Bird Shooting

    Another flying legend.

    Daily History Picture: Don’t Put Gunpowder in Oven July 13, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Don't Put Gunpowder in Oven

    Got this from twitter but can’t find source or user: sorry! 31 Jul 2017: Larry writes  I don’t think they’ll ever learn: “St. Petersburg woman injured after bullet left inside oven explodes,” Tampa Bay Times, 2017 July 13. 

    Daily History Picture: Boxing July 12, 2017

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

    Late 19C, Marines.

    Daily History Picture: Bruce Lee Teaches July 11, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Bruce Lee Teaches

    Student = Sharon Tate

    Daily History Picture: Abduction by Templars July 10, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Abduction by Templars

    19C taken from Walter Scott.

    Daily History Picture: Abduction July 7, 2017

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

    Christian woman stolen off.

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