43 Rare Historical Photos That Will Leave You Breathless

At school, learning history meant memorising a dusty old textbook, filled with grainy pictures of various dictators and plague ridden kings. Fortunately, we’ve compiled a list of 43 rare historical photos which you won’t have seen before, that show history is anything but boring!

1. Baby Cages


In the 1920’s when cigarettes had only just stopped being thought to improve everyone’s health, Baby Cages came into fashion. Made in 1922 they were used to give inner city babies access to fresh air, so you could literally air your baby as you might your washing. Wonderful.

Next: From babies in the air to children on the street!