If you love all things old, ancient, and historical, you’re going to love these photos. Taken from archives from all over the world, these images are a history-lovers dream — and they’re pretty awesome to look at for the rest of us, too. If you’ve ever wondered what America’s major cities looked like at the turn of the century, or what countries across the world had going on before we got there, look no further. These images provide some incredible insight into the past. #19 will truly surprise you.