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Historical Photos

These Were The First Photos To Show America's Landscapes In All Their Vivid Colors

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 04.22.2014 | World

Even before color photography was publicly available, one enterprising firm found a way to provide the world with the earliest glimpse of North Americ...

PHOTOS: Meet The World's First 'Hunk'

Posted 10.16.2013 | Women

Long before we ogled pictures of Ryan Gosling with his shirt off, women were swooning over a different type of man. Meet Eugen Sandow, the world's ...

LOOK: Anti-Suffragette Postcards Show Fighting For Change Has Never Been Easy

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.09.2013 | Women

Though it’s easy to take your ability to vote for granted, it’s important to remember how relatively recently this right was won -- 93 years ago t...

LOOK: Historical Photo Of The Senate's Most Productive Day

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

On July 31, 1906, workers lowered a giant block of white Vermont marble into position, placing the cornerstone on what would eventually become known a...

Something's Missing From These Historical Images

Posted 07.19.2013 | Arts

Notice anything familiar in Czech photographer Pavel Maria Smejkal's empty images? Upon first glance, the rolling plains and vacant streets that occup...

PHOTO: How Teen Girls Had Fun In 1921

Posted 03.30.2013 | Women

We're all daydreaming of warmer weather. Sitting outside! Eating lunch in the sun! Bringing back bathing suits! So when we came across this picture...

PHOTOS: 100 Years Of D.C. Cherry Blossoms

The Huffington Post | Megan Arellano | Posted 03.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Celebrating the centennial of Japan's gift of cherry blossoms to the American capital, it seems that some things never change. For start...

PHOTOS: 2011: A Year Of Anniversaries

Posted 12.30.2011 | Home

Each year, Getty Images compiles its "Year in Focus", a curated collection of some of the best images of the year that were captured by Getty Images' ...