Historical Photos

WOMEN’S ARCHERY

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Women’s Archery at the Summer Olympic Games of London in 1908. Great Britain was the only country to send competitors, so it was the winner. Queenie Newall set the record for oldest competitor: 53 years old. It’s still unbroken.

THE NINE KINGS

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There are nine kings in this photo and this is the time most reigning kings were photographed together. It was taken during Edward VII funerals. They were the kings of: Portugal, Norway, Bulgary, Germany, Greece, Belgium, Spain, United Kingdom and Denmark. Only five of those nine monarchies still exist.