With millions of pictures posted on social media from our smart phones every day, it can be hard to stop and appreciate a single photograph. Back 150 years ago when cameras were cutting edge technology, early cameras had the important task of commemorating special occasions and treasuring memories. They also encapsulated important historical moments and valuable aspects of the time period’s culture. The invention of the camera was a truly revolutionary way of freezing time and recording the past.
Make a cup of coffee and enjoy looking through these 19 vintage photographs that will make you feel like you’ve hopped into a time machine!