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21 New Colorized Historic Photos

Published 6 years ago

Old black and white photographs, with their mysterious historical contexts, engage our fascination and curiosity far more than a black and white photo without history ever could. And thanks to modern technologies and passionate people, we can travel back in time and see how these historical photos might have actually looked in color.

Once again, we couldn’t resist visiting reddit’s community of colorization enthusiasts at r/Colorization to see what kind of new colors they have brought back to classic historical photos. See our previous post here.

via: r/Colorization, huffpost

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Claude Monet and his waterlilies, ca. 1923

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Colorized by: Dana Keller

Sophia Loren and Jayne Mansfield, 1960

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Colorized by: malakon

Picnickers at a Sarasota trailer park, 1941

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Colorized by: Extra Noise

African Americans collect the remains of soldiers killed in battle near Cold Harbor, Virginia, in April of 1865

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Colorized by: Captain-Cliche

Marilyn Monroe’s USO performance, February 1954

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Colorized by: Dana Keller

Marilyn Monroe

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Colorized by: oneredsf1

Coney Island, New York, 1905

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Colorized by: Dana Keller

Johnny Cash

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Colorized by: Legate_Danius

Manhattan at sunset from the George Washington Bridge, December 1936

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Colorized by: ExtraNoise

Young kid on the Streets of New York,1954

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Image credits: Vivian Maier

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Colorized by: Wayne Degan

A handsome hansom cab, NYC, 1900

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Colorized by: Kibblenbits

Paulette Goddard – actress wife of Charlie Chaplin

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Colorized by: onerdsf

Princess Margaret and Queen Elizabeth

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Colorized by: Legate_Danius

Pablo Picasso with Gary Cooper’s handgun

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Colorizing by: Wayne Degan

Armed troops block off a road near an explosion at an oil factory, Texas. April 17, 1947

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Colorized by: Ryan Urban

Sharon Tate, a few years before her tragic death

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Colorized by: Salsifufu

WWI Red Cross driver – 1917 Harris & Ewing Collection

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Colorized by: oneredsf1

Samurai, 1881

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Colorized by: Dynamic Chrome

Audrey Hepburn, 1953

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Colorized by: Toasterkin

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Colorized by: oneredsf

Young Robin Williams as a mime in Central Park, 1974

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Colorized by: DizzyMissy

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