Rare Photographs Vol. 47 (50 photos). Human history is truly a swinging pendulum of ups and downs. The centuries have been sprinkled with both terrible, bleak events, and beautiful hopeful moments. Since the invention of the photograph, those events and moments have been recorded for us, allowing us a window into a time that we never actually got to see for ourselves. What did you think? Please leave a comment in the section below and remember to share the video and sign up for our free newsletter!