Wednesday, September 7, 2016

These 35 Incredible Colorized Historical Photographs Will Steal Your Breath Away

We are used to think about the past in black and white, since almost all the imagery older than mid 1970s has been created using black and white film.

Today we are able to take incredibly detailed photos and videos even with our mobile phones, and we’ll be able to leave amazing evidence of our existence for the future generations, but as you obviously know humans had no such possibility in the past.

Thanks to incredibly talented colorizers and restorers you will see in this gallery 35 incredible colorized historical photos that will make you look at the past in a very different way.

1. Romanov sisters, Grand Duchesses Maria, Olga, Anastasia, and Tatiana, 1910.



2. 18 year old Russian girl being liberated from Dachau, April 1945.



3. Mary Winsor, founder and president of the Limited Suffrage Society, holds a sign during the American suffrage movement, ca. 1917.



4. "An Oasis in the Badlands", Red Hawk of the Oglala Sioux on horseback, ca. 1905.



5. Inventor and physicist Thomas Alva Edison. New Jersey, 1911.



6. Marilyn Monroe's USO performance, February 1954.



7. Observer on Iwo Jima, 1945.



8. War Paint, 1944.



9. Duck Dynasty, 1926.



10. A small child with a puppy, Point Pleasant, West Virginia, May 1943.



11. Sidewheeler Tashmoo leaving wharf in Detroit, ca 1901.



12. Cab stand in Madison Square Park, New York, ca 1900.



13. Clam seller on Mulberry Bend, New York, ca 1900.



14. Troops crouch inside a LCVP landing craft, just before landing on "Omaha" Beach on "D-Day", 6 June 1944.



15. Operation Overlord, June 1944.



16. "Here lies an unknown English Lieutenant killed in air combat" - Western Desert, Egypt, 1941.



17. World War II propaganda posters in Port Washington, New York, 1942.



18. Titanic sinks on April 15, 1912. Newspaper boy Ned Parfett sells copies of the evening paper bearing news of the disaster. April 16, 1912.



19. Curb Market in NYC, ca 1900.



20. The Flatiron Building, 1905.



21. Vietnam War, 1965.



22. Coca-Cola vending point at the Helsinki Summer Olympics, July 18, 1952.



23. College students pile into a Volkswagen Beetle, c. 1965.



24. Monument Circle, Indianapolis, Indiana, circa 1907.



25. Miss America, 1924 - Ruth Malcomson.



26. An Ojibwe Native American spearfishing, Minnesota, 1908.



27. Licking blocks of ice during the heat wave, NYC, 1912.



28. British tattoo artist George Burchett, the King of Tattooists, ca 1930.



29. Flipping Burgers, 1938.



30. Jewish women and children arriving at the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp, Poland, 1944.



31. Two girls, Jean and Charlotte Potter, sit at the beach with their dog, ca. 1910s.



32. Women in witch costumes, 1875.



33. Harlem News Boy, 1943.



34. Crowded Bunks in the Prison Camp at Buchenwald, April 16, 1945.



35. Coney Island, New York, ca. 1905.


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