17 Historical Pictures Showing the Past in a New Light

Over the past few years, more photos have been taken in the world than in the previous century because now every cell phone has a camera. Nevertheless, photographers from the past also managed to capture a lot of interesting things.

Bright Side offers you another collection of images that will remain in history forever.

1. The very first photo of a human being, 1838

To be more precise, it’s a daguerreotype image of the Boulevard du Temple in Paris, made by Louis Daguerre from his window in the spring of 1838.

17 Historical Pictures Showing the Past in a New Light

There could have been a lot more people in the image, but because of the long exposure, Daguerre managed to capture only a shoe cleaner and his client.

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