What young people looked like 100 years ago



Pictures show us the truth. Full changes happen between what young people looked like now and the past 100 years ago. Take a peek into the pictures below and find out captivating results.

Algeria

Images like this were often found on postcards.

Algeria
© Wikimedia Foundation / old Man with Charm/flickr.com
Argentina and Mexico

The serious-looking girl on the right is a 13-year-old Frida Kahlo.

argentina-and-mexico
© shorpy.com / Wikimedia Foundation
Australia and New Zealand
australia-and-new-zealand
© State Library of NSW / Wikimedia Foundation
Austria and Luxembourg

Left: Prince Ernst of Hohenberg, one of the four children of the Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
Right: Princess Antonia of Luxembourg.

austria and luxembourg
© carolathhabsburg.tumblr.com / my-little-time-machine.tumblr.com
Belgium

Brother and sister: Prince Leopold and Princess Louise of Belgium.

belgium
© The Library of Congress / carolathhabsburg.tumblr.com

England

Left: A schoolgirl in Kensington, London.
Right: A group of children on their way to the Serpentine Lake in Hyde Park, London, in order to do some fishing.

England
© weheartit.com / Warsaw1948/flickr.com
France

On the right — a young René Lacoste, future tennis player and founder of the Lacoste brand.

france
© John Mathew Smith/flickr.com / Wikimedia Foundation
India
india
© upyim.com / oldindianphotos.in

Germany

On the left we see Gertrude and Ursula Falke.

Germany
© Preus museum/flickr.com / Karlsfriend/flickr.com
Greece and Cyprus

Left: A young Greek partisan, Konstantinos Mourikis.
Right: A class from the Maria Christodoulou School.

greece and cyprus
© morekisdairy.wordpress.com / A Good Friend/flickr.com
Hungary
hungary
© Wikimedia Foundation / Nori/flickr.com
Italy
italy
© Wikimedia Foundation / icp.org
Japan

Left: Maiko girls (who would become geishas) relax on a balcony.
Right: Students at a school in Fukuoka, which was the first place to introduce the ’sailor-style’ school uniform seen here.

japan
© prettybegonia.tumblr.com / Wikimedia Foundation
Nepal and China
nepal and china
© old Man with Charm/flickr.com / OnThisDay & Facts/twitter.com
Poland and Estonia

The Estonian girls are imitating poses from a film, in an attempt to look like adults.

poland-and-estonia
© realityayslum.tumblr.com / vintageyoungins.tumblr.com
Romania and Albania

The photo on the right shows two Albanian girls aged around 13-14. The girl on the left would go on to be known as the world famous Mother Theresa.

romania-and-albania
© PostMan/flickr.com / discoveringalbania.com
Scotland and Ireland

The photo on the right is one of the first color photographs ever taken in Ireland, shot around 1913. It shows a 14-year-old girl in traditional dress.

scotland and ireland
© Wikimedia Foundation / irishcentral.com
Spain

Left: Two girls, Maria-Christina and Beatrice.
Right: The 16-year-old Federico García Lorca, a Spanish poet.

spain
© spanishroyals.tumblr.com / Wikimedia Foundation
The Netherlands
the-netherlands
© vintag.es / soyouthinkyoucansee.tumblr.com
The Philippines
the-philippines
© thechive.com / Okinawa Soba/flickr.com
The USA

Left: A 16-year-old Walt Disney.
Right: A girl from the Kiowa tribe of Native Americans.

the-usa
© outofmygord.com / blog.usa.gov
Sweden and Finland

The girl on the left is Princess Ingrid of Sweden.

sweden-and-finland
© Miss Mertens/flickr.com / thewidowflannigan.tumblr.com
Russia
russia
© klimbim2014.wordpress.com / russkievesti.ru

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