In today’s world, capturing every photographic moment is easy thanks to the availability of smartphones and tablets with camera functions.
In the past, cameras were not that common. Photographs were reserved for important and noteworthy events. Many of these become iconic shots that endure the test of time.
Check out these 40 must-see photos from the past. Each one is here for a reason. You will recognise a few familiar faces, such as Elvis and Martin Luther King. Some of these will shock you. A few will put a smile on your face. Enjoy a trip back to the past in this gallery.