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30 Beautifully Colorized Photos From The “History In Color” Instagram Page

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When we look at black and white photographs, it’s difficult to imagine what the past would have looked like in color. Recently many people have started colonizing old photos to help us feel more connected to the past.

Many of the colors can be restored by researching fashion trends and the type of things present in the photograph. However, most of the color restoration process is done with basic guesswork and an understanding of naturally-occurring colors. The subreddit r/ColorizedHistory is an online community where people post beautifully colorized photos. Check out some of their best restoration of black and white photos in the gallery below.

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#1 Benito Mussolini Is Arrested, 1915

Image source: Lorenzo-Folli

#2 Leon Trotsky, Frida Kahlo, Natalya Sedova, Mexico, 1937

Image source: Lorenzo-Folli

#3 Samson Beaver, His Wife Leah, And Their Daughter Frances Louise, In Canada In The Year 1907

Image source: mygrapefruit

#4 The Art Painter Claude Monet Is Photographed In His Garden In Giverny, 1899

Image source: Lorenzo-Folli

#5 A Funny Photograph Of The First World War, German Soldier In The Snow With Only A Helmet, Boots And A Tank Top With A Cat On His Head. 1916.

Image source: Lorenzo-Folli

#6 Sophie Scholl, Founder Of The White Rose Student Resistance Group During The Nazi Regime, Arrested For Distributing Anti-Nazi Leaflets With Her Brother, Executed By Guillotine At Age 22 For High Treason. She Would’ve Been 100 This Year

Image source: zuzahin

#7 “The Blanket Weaver” – A Navajo Woman Weaving Under A Cottonwood Tree In Canyon De Chelly, Arizona. Photographed By Edward S. Curtis In Ca. 1905

Image source: mygrapefruit

#8 Elvis Presley And His Parents, 1937

Image source: Lorenzo-Folli

#9 Sorrento, On The Amalfian Coast, Italy In The Year 1888

Image source: mygrapefruit

#10 Frida Kahlo Keeps A Sugar Skull, 1951.

Image source: Lorenzo-Folli

#11 The Bin Ladens In Sweden, 1971

Image source: salsifufu

#12 The O’halloran Sisters — Armed With Poles And Boiling Water, They Fended Off The Officers Evicting Their Family During The Irish Land War, In The Year 1887

Image source: mygrapefruit

#13 Two American Soldiers Proudly Show Off Their Personalized “Easter Eggs” (155mm Artillery Shells) Made Especially For Adolf Hitler, 1945

Image source: zuzahin

#14 The Monumental Love Story Of Richard And Mildred Loving LED To The Historic Supreme Court Case Sweeping Away The Latest Segregation Laws In America.

Image source: Lorenzo-Folli

#15 Mailman N. Sorenson Poses With His Heavy Load Of Christmas Mail And Parcels, Chicago, 1929

Image source: zuzahin

#16 Portrait Of Joseph Two Bulls, Dakota Sioux, Ca 1900

Image source: mygrapefruit

#17 Portrait Of John Smith, Also Known As The White Wolf, Elderly Native American Chippewa Of Cass Lake, Minnesota, In Traditional Dress, 1914. (Probably Born Between 1822 And 1826, Although Presumably As Early As 1784; Died In February 6, 1922)

Image source: Lorenzo-Folli

#18 Amelia Earhart

Image source: Klimbim

#19 Granny Winning First Prize For Her Marijuana Plant At The California City County Fair Back In 1973.

Image source: Lorenzo-Folli

#20 Portrait Of Three Horses, Photographed By Edward S. Curtis In Ca. 1905

Image source: mygrapefruit

Saumya Ratan

Saumya loves to explore beautiful, crazy, and wholesome stuff. She seeks to find something interesting in everything and strives to share her inspirations and explorations with people all over the world.

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