23 Pictures Shows What Teenagers Looked Like 100 Years Ago

23 Pictures Shows What Teenagers Looked Like 100 Years Ago

Algeria


Images like this were often found on postcards.

Germany


On the left we see Gertrude and Ursula Falke.

Nepal and China

England


Left: A schoolgirl in Kensington, London.
Right: A group of children on their way to the Serpentine Lake in Hyde Park, London, in order to do some fishing.

Scotland and Ireland


The photo on the right is one of the first color photographs ever taken in Ireland, shot around 1913. It shows a 14-year-old girl in traditional dress.

Romania and Albania


The photo on the right shows two Albanian girls aged around 13-14. The girl on the left would go on to be known as the world famous Mother Theresa.

Japan


Left: Maiko girls (who would become geishas) relax on a balcony.
Right: Students at a school in Fukuoka, which was the first place to introduce the ’sailor-style’ school uniform seen here.

Argentina and Mexico


The serious-looking girl on the right is a 13-year-old Frida Kahlo.

Spain


Left: Two girls, Maria-Christina and Beatrice.
Right: The 16-year-old Federico García Lorca, a Spanish poet.

Poland and Estonia


The Estonian girls are imitating poses from a film, in an attempt to look like adults.

Greece and Cyprus


Left: A young Greek partisan, Konstantinos Mourikis.
Right: A class from the Maria Christodoulou School.

Hungary

Austria and Luxembourg


Left: Prince Ernst of Hohenberg, one of the four children of the Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
Right: Princess Antonia of Luxembourg.

India

Australia and New Zealand

USA


Left: A 16-year-old Walt Disney.
Right: A girl from the Kiowa tribe of Native Americans.

Belgium


Brother and sister: Prince Leopold and Princess Louise of Belgium.

Netherlands

Sweden and Finland


The girl on the left is Princess Ingrid of Sweden.

Russia

France


On the right — a young René Lacoste, future tennis player and founder of the Lacoste brand.

Philippines

Italy

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