Amanda

By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

26 Historical Selfies That Might Need To Be Explained, Is That A Ghost Next To #5?

What's your favorite way to take a selfie? Maybe you prefer to be surrounded by your crew so you can upload the photo with lots of tags and show everyone where you've been. Or, maybe you enjoy taking lonely duck face selfies in your parents basement. Hey, there's no shame in that game.

Whatever your selfie tactics, odds are they're not as cool as these selfies from decades past. Back then, they had bigger cameras, no filters, and no way to delete the photos that made them look bad - and yet, they somehow seemed to kill it, each and every time. The photo of Sammy Davis Jr. is the cutest.

#1. Robert Cornelius looking suspicious in 1839.

Robert Cornelius looking suspicious in 1839.

#2. Belgian artist Henri Evenepoel wishing that Instagram existed in 1898.

Belgian artist Henri Evenepoel wishing that Instagram existed in 1898.

#3. A woman taking an outfit-of-the-day photo in 1900.

A woman taking an outfit-of-the-day photo in 1900.

#4. Australian artist Harold Cazneaux putting together his OkCupid profile in 1910.

Australian artist Harold Cazneaux putting together his OkCupid profile in 1910.

#5. Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna Romanova trying for at artsy shot in1914.

Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna Romanova trying for at artsy shot in1914.

#6. That thing definitely looks heavier than an iPhone.

That thing definitely looks heavier than an iPhone.

#7. Trooper George Simpson Millar feeling himself in 1915.

Trooper George Simpson Millar feeling himself in 1915.

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