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.
Images like this were often found on postcards.
Argentina and Mexico
The serious-looking girl on the right is a 13-year-old Frida Kahlo.
Australia and New Zealand
Austria and Luxembourg
Left: Prince Ernst of Hohenberg, one of the four children of the Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
Right: Princess Antonia of Luxembourg.
Brother and sister: Prince Leopold and Princess Louise of Belgium.
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.
On the right — a young René Lacoste, future tennis player and founder of the Lacoste brand.
On the left we see Gertrude and Ursula Falke.
Greece and Cyprus
Left: A young Greek partisan, Konstantinos Mourikis.
Right: A class from the Maria Christodoulou School.
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.
Nepal and China
Poland and Estonia
The Estonian girls are imitating poses from a film, in an attempt to look like adults.
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.
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.
Left: Two girls, Maria-Christina and Beatrice.
Right: The 16-year-old Federico García Lorca, a Spanish poet.
Left: A 16-year-old Walt Disney.
Right: A girl from the Kiowa tribe of Native Americans.
Sweden and Finland
The girl on the left is Princess Ingrid of Sweden.