We’ve all seen thousands of photographs of the past. Many of these show a different side to history; a new perspective. These photographs can help you better understand a moment in history, just like you had actually been there.
Here are 20 unique headshots that capture each moment in history perfectly.
Mick Jagger didn’t stand a chance against Alain Delon.
Salvador Dali in 1969, walking his pet anteater.
Osama bin Laden while vacationing in Sweden with his family in 1970.
1939: When hats were highly fashionable in New York.
Alfred Hitchcock playing with his grandchildren in 1960.
Students of Princeton University after a snowball fight in 1893.
George Lucas and Steven Spielberg shooting water pistols at one another in Sri Lanka in 1983.
This is what a 106-year-old Armenian woman looks like defending her household in 1990.
A 5-megabyte IBM hard drive being shipped in 1956.
French women that were accused of having affairs with German soldiers were stripped down (with some of them shaved bald) as part of their public humiliation in 1944.
Flooding in Paris in 1924.
The laboratory of Nikola Tesla.
Ernest Hemingway after one of his parties.
Protesting of the forced wearing of the hijab in Iran in 1979 after the Islamic Revolution.
The last photo taken of the Titanic in 1912 before it sank.
Audrey Hepburn shopping with her pet fawn in Beverly Hills in 1958.
Models with Dior walking the streets of Moscow in 1956.
Winston Churchill gets a light from a Frenchman in 1944.
Men take a smoke break during the RCA building construction in 1932.
When Coca-Cola finally arrived in France in 1950.
The seal that has been on the tomb of Tutankhamen doors for over 3,000 years.