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February 18, 2021

Old and Beautiful New York in Stunning Early Color Photos

It is common to see 19th and early 20th century New York in black-and-white pictures, which is why it feels like a certain revelation to see the pre-World War II city in stunning color. Travel back to the old New York from 1900 to 1930 through 13 beautiful and dreamy autochromes, hand-painted photographs and postcards:

















1 comment:

  1. The photo of the couple walking is cropped from an image that was originally black and white and has been colorized. See this reddit post by the colorizer:

    https://www.reddit.com/r/HistoryPorn/comments/1fvhvt/broadway_saratoga_springs_new_york_1915_colorized/

    Also, as noted in that post, the photo was taken in Saratoga Springs, New York not New York City.

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