27 photos from the Nat Geo archives that turn back the clock

Look through some of the vintage images stored in our historic collection.

Published 2 Jul 2020, 10:11 BST

Sometimes a bit of nostalgia is just what's needed. Here's 27 snapshots of it, courtesy of the vintage images stored in our historic collection.

For more pictures, visit our Photo of the Day, a daily peek into our vast archives.

Eslah Attar curates Photo of the Day. Melody Rowell writes and researches the captions.
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