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20 Most Amazing And Rare Photos From The Past

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Old photographs have a special value to them – they allow us to take a glimpse into the past and experience what life was like a long time ago. Sometimes, you see photographs from the past that are so startling or fascinating that you can’t help but wonder “Is this for real?”. The following 21 blasts from the past (some of them artfully colorized) are great examples of this.

1. A polar explorer offers a can of condensed milk to a polar bear, USSR, 1980s.

20 Most Amazing And Rare Photos From The Past

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2. A nanny poses with her young charge, Farrokh Bulsara, in Zanzibar, 1947. Twenty-five years later, he would become known as Freddie Mercury.

20 Most Amazing And Rare Photos From The Past

3. A Sioux tribe member and his horse, 1905.

20 Most Amazing And Rare Photos From The Past

4. A 7,600-ton housing block is moved in order to extend an avenue in the Romanian City of Alba Julia, 1987.

20 Most Amazing And Rare Photos From The Past

5. Claude Monet and his paintings, 1923.

20 Most Amazing And Rare Photos From The Past

6. The Beatles performing for 18 people in a club in the town of Aldershot, December 1961. One year later they would be known worldwide.

20 Most Amazing And Rare Photos From The Past

7. Marilyn Monroe joking and posing for soldiers, 1954.

20 Most Amazing And Rare Photos From The Past

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