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These amazing images show how different America used to look

Love Exploring Logo By Jacqui Agate of Love Exploring | Slide 1 of 37: It's difficult to imagine a world without photography today – capturing snaps of iconic landmarks and landscapes is one of the great joys of traveling. But photography was only invented in the 1830s, gaining in popularity and accessibility throughout the 19th century. Here we've gathered a special collection of early photos that offer a glimpse into the America of yesteryear. 

These USA snaps are more than 100 years old

It's difficult to imagine a world without photography today – capturing snaps of iconic landmarks and landscapes is one of the great joys of traveling. But photography was only invented in the 1830s, gaining in popularity and accessibility throughout the 19th century. Here we've gathered a special collection of early photos that offer a glimpse into the America of yesteryear. 

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