This is a collection of old photos taken in Africa dating from the late 1800s up until the mid 1940s. Some of the subject matter in our photo collection include African Street Scenes, African Natives, trading, street scenes in Tunisia, and much more.
This old photo depicts trading activities of Africa. Natives are selling rubber; Majordomo weighing the bundle brought in by the native boy in striped jersey at right. Photograph taken in 1943 in the Moyen Congo bush, French Equatorial Africa. Learn More
<p>Photograph shows view of twin statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III at the extinct city of Thebes, near modern day Luxor. This is also known as the Colossi of Memnon. The twin statues depict Amenhotep III in a seated position, his hands resting on his knees and his gaze facing eastwards (actually SSE in modern bearings) towards the river. Two shorter figures are carved into the front throne alongside his legs: these are his wife Tiy and mother Mutemwiya. The side panels depict the Nile god Hapy. Photo dates to between 1856 and 1860.</p> Learn More
Retro Snapshots offers thousands of old photos, posters and panoramics. Our vintage photos have been digitally restored by professional artists, who painstakingly remove scratches, tears and improve contrast and coloration of all of our vintage photos.
Our giclee prints are printed on professional grade paper with archival qualities meaning your prints will last over 200 years when properly framed.