Each of us are the centers of our own universe. However, if you take a minute and consider the fact that millions of people came before you, and millions of people will come after you, suddenly,your universe is enormous, and you might actually feel quite small. Don’t think about it too much – it might freak you out.
History forces people to examine themselves in that way, and that’s what makes it so interesting. These 37 historical photographs are certainly compelling, but what we’re grateful for is the fact that they encourage us to think about our lives in a totally different way – all of our little pictures are all part of one enormous picture **- #29 might still influence you today.
#1. Frank Sinatra’s mug shot from 1938. He was 23 years old.
#2. A Coca-Cola advertisement in St. Mark’s Square, Venice. This late sixties ad was made by pigeons.
#3. A 1970’s Russian man feeding a polar bear and his cubs with milk.
#4. Workers standing 100 ft in the air,during the construction of the Brooklyn bridge
#5. Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg and Billy Crystal in 1986.
#6. A deeply upsetting birthday clown from 1965.
#7. Raquel Welch in Almeria, Spain in1968.