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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: School Fire November 3, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: School Fire

    Female boarders abseiling down building.

    Daily History Picture: Last Cig November 2, 2017

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

    WW1 execution, probably for desertion.

    Daily History Picture: Cruiser Tank October 30, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Cruiser Tank

    1941 (in England?) Stephen D. 31 Oct 2017 writes: Re your tank picture: these are, I think, the infamous Covenanter tanks (Cruiser Mk V; A13 MkIII), ordered in 1939, declared obsolete in 1944 after no combat use, and after over 1,700 had been built. They were designed for whatever reason by the London, Midland and […]

    Daily History Picture: Family Tree October 27, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Family Tree

    Jesse’s bloodline

    Daily History Picture: Grotesque October 26, 2017

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

    Gargoyle from Rheims

    Daily History Picture: Irish Feast October 25, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Irish Feast

    Remarkable piece: late 1500s. Note that the two bare-bottomed men, top left, may be professional farters…

    Daily History Picture: Sad Grave October 24, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Sad Grave

    Couldn’t forget this one. At leas there are flowers.

    Daily History Picture: October 23, 2017

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

    1942 Stalingrad: unlikely he survived… Tim from Detritus writes: ‘I realize that the History Photos are subject to less reader scrutiny than the formal posts.  But your “Grizzled German Soldier” caught my eye.  The uniform was odd. It has a Luftwaffe “eagle” and an Infantry combat badge. Perhaps an antiaircraft unit that was forced into a […]

    Daily History Picture: Sinatra Selfie October 20, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Sinatra Selfie

    Young Sinatra in the bathroom

    Daily History Picture: Pompeii Joke October 19, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Pompeii Joke

    Sorry!

    Daily History Picture: Marine Animals October 18, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Marine Animals

    Arab manuscripts

    Daily History Picture: Hell! October 17, 2017

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

    15 Cent.

    Daily History Picture: Fairy Faith October 16, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Fairy Faith

    Early and very elegant use of the phrase. 1874.

    Daily History Picture: Fairy Perfume October 13, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Fairy Perfume

    Love to smell this.

    Daily History Picture: Facial Hair October 12, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Facial Hair

    Loved this.

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