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23 Rare Historical Photos You’ve Probably Never Seen Before

Selfies and instant video and photographic capture are a relatively new phenomenon. Today, we can instantly capture a moment and view the finished product. There’s no need to send in a reel for developing, no hassle, no delay. Just instant photography!

That’s why when we see pictures from the past, we marvel at the glimpses we’re allowed into a time long ago. A time which is so different from our present day realities.

Check out these 23 rare historical pictures and allow yourself to be transported back in time.

1. Civil War General Amrbose Burnside. This is the man that coined the term “sideburns.”