History is filled with unusual stories, and sometimes we’re lucky enough to see them preserved forever in pictures. In this photo collection, you can see around 45 most unique and bizarre photographs in history.
Photographs can give us a window into the past like no other, and serve as witnesses to that which took place long ago and that might even look quite odd to our modern eyes.
By the early 20th century, photography attracted upper middle-class enthusiasts who saw the camera as a new art medium, ready to take snapshots of the world that surrounded them, a world of new inventions, new professions, and new eccentricity. Society was rapidly changing, while still clinging to its past. It was a time of contradiction.
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