Instagram Account “Vintage Daily” Shares Rarely Seen Historical Photos (50 Pics)

I love looking at classic pics. Problem is, most of us have seen all of the famous ones. There are only so many from back in a time where not everyone had a camera on them.

The Instagram account Vintage Daily us great at finding pics most of us HAVEN’T seen. Here are 50 of the best.


1. Mother and daughter in New York City, 1970


3. Paris, Circa 1951

4. “I showed Freddie a picture of Marlene Dietrich from Shanghai Express and he loved it.” – Mick Rock (Freddie Mercury and Queen photographed by Mick Rock, London, 1974)

5. Audrey Hepburn

6. RuPaul and Nirvana backstage at the MTV Music Awards, 1993 Photographed by Jeff Kravitz


8. Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell on set of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, 1953 Directed by Howard Hawks

9. Audrey Hepburn and her dog Mr. Famous photographed by Sid Avery, 1957

10. Sophia Loren photographed by Ormond Gigli, Circa 1955

11. Queen on the set of the “I Want To Break Free” music video, 1984.


13. A crow lighting the cigarette of Tippi Hedren on the set of “The Birds” (dir. by Alfred Hitchcock), 1963

14. Marlene Dietrich kissing a soldier returning from WWII, 1945.

15. Young Slash

16. Capri, Italy, 1949

17. Hedy Lamarr in Ziegfeld Girl, 1941 Directed by Robert Z. Leonard

18. Young Heath Ledger

19. The Man Who Fell To Earth, 1976

20. Johnny Depp And Kate Moss Photographed By Annie Leibovitz, 1994

21. Amy Winehouse For The Sunday Telegraph Magazine In 2004

22. Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (Lady Gaga), 1998

23. Susan Sarandon At Cannes, 1978

24. Mott Haven, New York City, 1979 Photographed by David Gonzalez

25. Casting Polaroid of Salma Hayek, circa 1995

26. Freddie Mercury at The Nagoya Castle, Japan, 1975

27. Sharon Tate photographed by Shahrokh Hatami, 1968

28. Benicio Del Toro And Parker Posey photographed by Mark Seliger, 1995

29. Cher, Elton John and Diana Ross at the Rock Music Awards at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1975

30. High School fashion in 1969


32. Polaroids of the cast of Clueless taken by Alan Friedman, 1995

33. Brittany Murphy, 1998

34. David Bowie Photographed By Steve Schapiro, 1975

35. South Korea, 1990s

36. Teenagers at an Elvis Presley concert at the Philadelphia Arena, 1957!

37. Keith Richards, Tina Turner and David Bowie photographed by Bob Gruen at The Ritz, New York City, 1983

38. Two women sitting outside on the fire escape in Harlem, NYC, 1978 Photographed by René Burri

39. Roller Skating At Venice Beach, 1979

40. Debra Jo Fondren, 1979

41. Jessica Lange In New York, 1975

42. Saint Petersburg, Florida, 1973

43. Santa Monica, California, 1955 photographed By Elliott Erwitt

44. Kiss By The Hotel De Ville Photographed By Robert Doisneau, 1950

45. Jayne Mansfield posing with Miss Hollywood of 1957


47. Michelle Pfeiffer as Elvira Hancock in Scarface, 1983 Directed by Brian De Palma

48. “Men Don’t Protect You Anymore” Nirvana In Manhattan, 1993

49. Kellie Everts, 1979

50. “55 DSL” Dazed, March 2004 Photographed By Jamie Brunskill

h/t: BoredPanda


Mike Primavera

Mike Primavera is a Chicago-based comedy writer even though he doesn't HAVE to work. He lives comfortably off of his family's pasta fortune. Follow him on all social media at @primawesome