Unnerving Historical Photos That Will Leave You Speechless

Since the invention of the camera, photography has played a pivotal role in capturing and holding our past so that later generations may be able to see vicariously what others witnessed first-hand. As billions of photos have been taken throughout the years, only the smallest fraction of those photos will ever leave an indelible mark that will never be forgotten.

If “A picture speaks a 1,000 words,” these photos speak volumes beyond that and capture some of history’s most famous faces in places that you’ve likely never seen them before.