These Rarely Seen Historical Images Are Like Opening A Time Capsule (17 photos)

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Looking at these rare historical images will make you feel like you’re going back in time.

A foot-guard bravely executes what is widely believed to be the first verifiable image of the craze planking (1970).

A foot-guard bravely executes what is widely believed to be the first verifiable image of the craze planking (1970).

A petty criminal forced to check the safety of safety nets before going to mass production (1958).

A petty criminal forced to check the safety of safety nets before going to mass production (1958).

A young Elizabeth Windsor pictured in 1942 a decade before she was elected Queen of England.

A young Elizabeth Windsor pictured in 1942 a decade before she was elected Queen of England.

A young mother protects herself against the effects of Infantile Fetoristis, a now-eradicated disease which caused young sufferers to emit a putrid odor (1948).

A young mother protects herself against the effects of Infantile Fetoristis, a now-eradicated disease which caused young sufferers to emit a putrid odor (1948).

Al Pacino trying to smile for the camera in 1972. (4 years before anyone told him he was doing it wrong).

Al Pacino trying to smile for the camera in 1972. (4 years before anyone told him he was doing it wrong).

Blind John Wilson and his horse (1924).

Blind John Wilson and his horse (1924).

Capturing a period before flatulence in public was frowned upon, Jackie Kennedy 'let's one out' during her wedding to John F. Kennedy (1953).

Capturing a period before flatulence in public was frowned upon, Jackie Kennedy 'let's one out' during her wedding to John F. Kennedy (1953).

Chicago in 1956 as residents and drivers acclimatise to the new invention, nicknamed the road

Chicago in 1956 as residents and drivers acclimatise to the new invention, nicknamed the road

Chicago's 1st annual Shoe Convention, which was immediately abandoned due to nobody being able to look down (1913).

Chicago's 1st annual Shoe Convention, which was immediately abandoned due to nobody being able to look down (1913).

Godzilla' stomping around model village, earning this man a small fortune & inspiring a film of the same name (1947).

Godzilla' stomping around model village, earning this man a small fortune & inspiring a film of the same name (1947).

King Christian X of Denmark enjoying a bike ride after having hypnotized his horse into thinking it is a bicycle (1940).

King Christian X of Denmark enjoying a bike ride after having hypnotized his horse into thinking it is a bicycle (1940).

Nicholas Ray on the set of the first Coca Cola commercial (1961).

Nicholas Ray on the set of the first Coca Cola commercial (1961).

One of only two images of The Pervert of Penzance, Britain's most prolific serial killer (1968).

One of only two images of The Pervert of Penzance, Britain's most prolific serial killer (1968).

Ronan Keating listening to the latest music hits of the day on a 'Nickel-Windup'.

Ronan Keating listening to the latest music hits of the day on a 'Nickel-Windup'.

The king's royal flock-counter hard at work shortly before inexplicably falling unconscious again (1927).

The king's royal flock-counter hard at work shortly before inexplicably falling unconscious again (1927).

The original Michelin Man with his bouncy hydrogen suit and his trademark cigar shortly before he burst into flames.

The original Michelin Man with his bouncy hydrogen suit and his trademark cigar shortly before he burst into flames.

The severely shortsighted Colonel Wood heading out for a round of golf with his caddy (1932)

The severely shortsighted Colonel Wood heading out for a round of golf with his caddy (1932)