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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: Parisian Kids in Shock September 16, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Parisian Kids in Shock

    Children in Paris when the dragon is killed in a puppet show, 1963.

    Daily History Picture: German Infantry at Ardennes September 15, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: German Infantry at Ardennes

    German Troops in Luxembourg just as the tide is turning…

    Daily History Picture: Kiddy Cage September 13, 2014

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

    A fad in the 1930s, toddlers were placed in cages attached to windows so they could enjoy the fresh air.  

    Daily History Picture: Prisoners at Buchenwald September 12, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Prisoners at Buchenwald

    Dirty, more bones than flesh: victims of Nazi camp system.

    Daily History Picture: Bike Death! September 11, 2014

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

    Being killed by a bike in the late nineteenth century.

    Daily History Picture: Baking in the Middle Ages September 10, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Baking in the Middle Ages

    A late Medieval manuscript from the Bodleian shows baking.

    Daily History Picture: The Cleverest Monkey in the World September 9, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: The Cleverest Monkey in the World

    Planet of the Apes stuff. A very intelligent monkey from the Breviary of Mary of Savoy, c. 1430

    Daily History Picture: French Foreign Legion WW2 September 8, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: French Foreign Legion WW2

    Bir Hacheim, 12 June 1942, French Foreign Legionnaires attack Axis positions.

    Daily History Picture: Digging Up Ur September 6, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Digging Up Ur

    Leonard Woolley at Ur: love the figurine

    Daily History Picture: OAP with Automatic Weapons September 5, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: OAP with Automatic Weapons

    An ancient Armenian woman guards her home as the Soviet Union starts to collapse, 1990

    Daily History Picture: The Art of Dying Well September 4, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: The Art of Dying Well

    Late fifteenth century image of death

    Daily History Picture: The Last Cornish Speaker September 3, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: The Last Cornish Speaker

    Dolly Pentreath (obit 1777) the last speaker of Cornish, the Celtic language of south-western Britain  

    Daily History Picture: Surrender at Dunkirk September 2, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Surrender at Dunkirk

    British and French troops led away at Dunkirk, 1940

    Daily History Picture: American Indian Looks Down on Doom September 1, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: American Indian Looks Down on Doom

    American Indian looks over at the Transcontinental Railway 1868

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