If you had a twin and he went to space, he would most definitely return a bit younger than you. The march of time changes a lot. However, there is something that preserves an underlying essence that remains untouched by time.
We at Bright Side want to present to you marvelous pictures of the same places a couple of centuries apart. What changed, and what remained the same?
1. A view of the mountain pass called Crawford Notch (1839 painting vs 2019 picture)
© Andrew W. Mellon Fund / Wikipedia Commons, © CC0 1.0, © Ken Gallager / Wikipedia Commons, © CC BY-SA 4.0.
2. A french Gower telephone of 1912 vs A modern mobile phone
© Rama / Wikimedia Commons, © CC BY-SA 2.0 FR, © Depositphotos.com
3. “My family farm circa 1900/2000. It was in our family for 125 years.”
© pappard57 / Reddit
4. Las Vegas in 1895 and now
© Wikimedia Commons, © Public domain, © luckyphotographer / Depositphotos.com
5. Rio de Janeiro in 1840 and now
© Wikipedia Commons, © CC BY-SA 4.0, © Depositphotos.com
6. “In 2005, some friends and I found the road to Jabba’s Palace off Twenty Mule Team Canyon in Death Valley, CA.”
© Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi / Disney, © hitokirivader / Reddit
7. ENIAC the first electronic Turing-complete device vs A modern-day computer
© U.S. Army Photo / Wikimedia Commons, © Public domain, © Depositphotos.com
8. “My house about 100 years ago and yesterday”
© myliedaff / Reddit
9. “I saw the model of ancient Rome and just had to post this with the google image of Rome today.”
© DutyOfficer / Reddit
10. View of Sydney, Australia 1794-1796 and now
© Thomas Watling / Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales / Wikipedia Commons, © Public domain, © RuthBlack / Depositphotos.com
11. “My great-grandmother painted this around 1930. Photo from 2018.”
© 4141 / Reddit
12. Ford-T from 1910 and a modern car
© Harry Shipler / Wikipedia Commons, © Public domain, © ldionisio / Depositphotos.com
13. Abraham Lincoln’s home
© F.W. Ingmire / Wikipedia Commons, © Public domain, © Daniel Schwen / Wikipedia Commons, © CC BY-SA 4.0
14. Al Fahidi Fort in Dubai: 1959 and 2018
© Noor Ali / Wikipedia Commons, © Copyright Law/Federal law No. 7 of 2002, © A.Savin / Wikipedia Commons, © Free Art License
15. “New York Harbor: Top photo by my great-grandfather in 1937, bottom photo by me in 2019”
Do you know of any locations that have survived for centuries? Please share them with us in the comments.
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