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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: Dog Fight November 24, 2014

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

    Dog fight in the London sky in the summer of 1940: Though many brave unwritten tales Were simply told in vapour trails

    Daily History Picture: Chasing Gnome? November 23, 2014

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

      Twelfth century?? Note strange feet of the yellow trousered one.

    Daily History Picture: Hungarian Execution November 21, 2014

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

      Bardossy, ex Hungarian Prime Minister, executed in 1946 in Budapest. The tides of history…  

    Daily History Picture: Bad Cats November 20, 2014

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

      Would you leave the kids at home with these three?  

    Daily History Picture: Ali Love Pele November 19, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Ali Love Pele

    Two of the most charismatic sportsmen of all time embrace.

    Daily History Picture: ‘Oakies’ Out West November 18, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: 'Oakies' Out West

    Family on the run from the dustbowl.

    Daily History Picture: Playing Medieval Chess November 17, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Playing Medieval Chess

    A fourteenth-century chess game. What’s the blue bag for on high?

    Daily History Picture: Elizabeth in the Puddle November 16, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Elizabeth in the Puddle

    Sparse 19 cent version of Elizabeth walking in the puddle, note the pipe!

    Daily History Picture: Thirteenth-Century Hunt November 14, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Thirteenth-Century Hunt

      What is the red bull? Tony B with the answer: The Red Bull is a Bonacon, a fabulous creature perhaps based on the European Bison or Wisent, which levels whole sections of forest with its farts. It also defends itself with them. The only reason it’s familiar is that I once painted a Bestiary […]

    Daily History Picture: Canadian Tanks November 13, 2014

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

    Late WW2, Canadian Tank troops deep in France

    Daily History Picture: Concentration Camp Revenge November 12, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Concentration Camp Revenge

      The Nazi ordered forward by the prisoner

    Daily History Picture: Che Not Shooting Someone November 11, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Che Not Shooting Someone

    A rare casual photograph of the Marxist mass murderer

    Daily History Picture: The Road of Death 1991 November 10, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: The Road of Death 1991

    The US destroys the Iraqi arming fleeing from Kuwait…

    Daily History Picture: Wind in the Park November 9, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Wind in the Park

      What a world that could create these images and the Jane Austen novels…

    Daily History Picture: Praying for GIs in France November 7, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Praying for GIs in France

      Liberated French pray for dead American infantry soldier

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