30 Rare Historical Photos You’ve Never Seen Before… I Can’t Believe What The Queen Is Doing.

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A couple sneaking a smooch through the Berlin Wall.

Whether you love history, or just appreciate an instantly iconic photograph, these 30 photos will be sure to intrigue you. Below, we've compiled an amazing list of compelling images from several different centuries, all of them uniquely poignant.

If you're curious about British history, or have ever wondered what a United States post office looked like 100 years ago, check out the list below. #28 is truly amazing.


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Freedom advocates protesting prohibition in the thirties.

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Assembling the Sears Roebuck Catalog in 1942.

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The Princess of Wales and her sons, pictured here in 1866.

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Students buying and selling used textbooks in Turin, Italy.

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Alfred Hitchcock pedals his bicycle to the Cannes International Film Festival in 1972.

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A Southeast London hospital is evacuated in 1940, the day after being bomb. Nurses are pictured here carrying babies to safety.

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The National Space Invaders Championship in 1980.

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A1907 mail sorting room in a Washington, DC post office.

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Margaret Thatcher watches Princess Diana walk down the aisle.

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A group of women mock-boxing while wearing heels in the 1920's.

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The Spice Girls first professional photo shoot as a group, taken sometime around 1995.

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Frank Sinatra dealing baccarat in Las Vegas in 1959.

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Marilyn Monroe on the set of Something's Got To Give.

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In 1975, American hippies hung out on Palolem Beach in Goa, India.

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Russian space station Mir orbits above Earth in 1995.

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A Venice Beach electric sidewalk car carrying people down the street.

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An old image of Blackfoot.

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Police directing traffic in Birmingham, Alabama. This was before traffic lights were installed.

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Titanic leaving Belfast Harbor on its one and only voyage in 1912.

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The first known sports team photo ever taken, the 1858 Knickerbocker Base Ball Club. They played in Hoboken, New Jersey.

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In 1877, these young Italian street musicians performed in London.

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Island Temple of Jinshan along the Min River in China.

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Orville and Wilbur Wright, pictured here in 1911.

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A slide of a woman chopping firewood on an Eagle campground.

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Russians wait in line outside a McDonald's in Moscow, sometime in the early nineties.

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Mohammed Alim Khan the Last Emir of Bukhara.

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Visitors climb on the Sphynx, sometime in 1850.

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German women in the fashion moment in 1910.

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Queen Elizabeth II dressed to the nines and firing a machine gun in 1993.

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Here's 20 rare historical photos you've probably never seen before.