The act of taking a photo of a place that has already been photographed before. The end result is like a portal, fusing together two different periods.
The Metropolitan Museum Of Art in 1910 and 2019, r/OldPhotosInRealLife consistently features interesting angles, presenting things in a different perspective to the one we’re used to.
Scroll Down And Watch Some Amazing Collections.
1 The Big Oak; Thomasville, Ga (1895/2020)
#2 My Family Farm C.1900/2000. It Was In Our Family For 125 Years. My Childhood Bedroom Window Is In The Top Center. It Was Also My Father’s And My Grandfather’s Bedroom
#3 Ancient Greece Before And After Excavation
#5 Here Is My Great Great Grandfather’s Nashville House In 1896, Two Years Before My Grandfather Was Born. This Picture Has Always Been In The Family Of Course, But Only Today Did I Use Google Maps To Look Up The Address And Find It How It Looks Today. I’m Thrilled That I Found It.
#6 The Golden Cross Inn, Coventry. 1819 vs. Now.
#7 Visitors In The Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Viewing Painting (Emanuel Leutze’s Washington Crossing The Delaware – 1851) 1910 And 2019
#8 The Berlin Wall Fell 31 Years Ago Today!
#9 Hiroshima 75 Years Ago
#10 Machu Picchu, Peru. 1915 & 2020
#11 Amazing Looking Home Restored In Detroit. 1993 And Now.
#12 Czech Out Prague 1910 And 2020
#13 Milan, Italy 1950s And 2021
#14 Hick’s Court, St Ives, England – 1888 And Today
#15 English Tank In The Streets Of My Town, 1945-2021
#16 Town Square In Uelzen, Lower Saxony, Germany- During The Battle Of The Rhine, April 1945 And 2021
#17 Van Gogh’s ‘Cafe Terrace At Night’ From 1888 And Present
#18 Today vs. Childhood Memory
#19 In 2005, Some Friends And I Found The Road To Jabba’s Palace Off Twenty Mule Team Canyon In Death Valley, Ca
#20 Church St. Martin In Cologne, Germany 1946 And 2021
#21 Theodore Roosevelt Would Be Proud.
#22 Curtiss C-46 Commando, One Of Pablo Escobar / Carlos Lehder’s Drug Smuggling Planes Near Norman’s Cay In The Bahamas, After 35 Years Submerged In Saltwater
#23 The Royal Crescent, Bath, UK. 1829-2020. Built 1774
#24 The Main Entrance To The City, York, England 1865 – 2015
#25 It Hasn’t Changed Much In 157 Years, Aside From The Platform Height And Electrification. The World’s Oldest Undeground Station, Baker Street! *saxophone Plays In The Distance*
#26 Court Of The Lions, Granada, Spain – 1840 And Today
#27 Abandoned Restaurant In Petrópolis, Brazil (1960’s And 2013)
#28 The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Scotland – C.1847 And Today
#29 Unfinished Manhattan Bridge In 1908 And Now
#30 Buenos Aires, Argentina [1925, 1980, 2002, 2021]