historic photos

Iconic Black & White Images Newly Colorized

Charlie Chaplin at 27, 1916

Colorized by BenAfleckIsAnOkActor

Filling in what's missing from iconic Black & White photos, namely, the color, has an amazing impact on our perception and connection with the subjects. Of course, it is a matter of invention and conjecture, but stunning none the less. A whole bunch of amazing ones over at a group on reddit, called r/ColorizedHistory.

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Hindenburg Disaster – May 6, 1937

Colorozed by: Dana Keller

Elizabeth Taylor – Giant (1956 film)

Colorized by: malakon

Mark Twain in the Garden, circa 1900

Colorized by: zuzahin

Walt Whitman, 1887

Colorized by: Danna Keller

View from Capitol in Nashville, Tennessee During the Civil War, 1864

Colorized by: Sanna Dullaway

Nikola Tesla, 1893

Colorized by: Danna Keller

Audrey Hepburn

Colorized by: Danna Keller

Japanese Archers, circa 1860

Colorized by: photojacker

Albert Einstein, Summer 1939 Nassau Point, Long Island, NY

Colorized by: Edvos

Auto Wreck in Washington D.C, 1921

Colorized by: Sanna Dullaway

Marilyn Monroe

Colorized by malakon