There are a lot of really weird and bizarre history photography, but some of them are really and truly bizarre and weird, that they deserve really special place in our archive. People in the history tend to do a lot of weird and bizarre stuff, that today, are just impossible to imagine, and we are really lucky they had the technology to captured it, with some really bizarre history photos. So, if you are a fan of history, and a weird history photos, or even a bizarre history photography, this is the right place for you. Take a look, and enjoy.
This funny portrait of a woman was taken while she was mid-sneeze. (1900)
A “knocker-up” waking up clients – the early 20th century version of alarm clocks.
Before automatic pinsetters were invented, “pin boys” worked to manually line them up. (1914).
A police officer on a Harley and an old fashioned mobile holding cell. (1921)
An beach official measures bathing suits to ensure they aren’t too short (1920s)
A couple enjoys an old fashioned zipline on a weekend afternoon. (1923)
This bizarre helmet supposedly helped focus by rendering the wearer deaf, piping them full of oxygen, and limiting their vision to a tiny slit. (1925)
A mildly terrifying 1920s full faced swimming mask designed to protect women from the sun.
The LA Public Library’s bookmobile program for the sick. (1928)
A zookeeper gives penguins a delightful shower from a watering can. (1930)
The One Wheel Motorcycle, capable of reaching a top speed of 93 mph. (1931)
Baby cages for 1930s apartment families who wanted their children to get enough sunlight.
These glasses were specifically made for reading in bed Model T “Elevator Garage” in Chicago. (1936)
“Face Cones”: a fashionable way to protect oneself during snowstorms (1939).