Old black and white photos restored in color

Considering the history of photography color photos are a recent development and many historic photos are in black and white. To give as an idea of how the old days were, a colorizing group nicknamed r/ColorizedHistory have recreated historic photos in color. This was done by digital technology after doing researches on the past fashion trends so that we can trace back to know how they appeared in real life. On this page you will find twenty such amazing recreations that will help you realize the history more closely. Visit the page to have a look.
Source: Reddit/ColorizedHistory (via: TwistedSifter, boredpanda)

#1 Portrait Used to Design the Penny. President Lincoln Meets General McClellan – Antietam, Maryland ca September 1862

Original photo Alexander Gardner

Colourized by Zuzzah
#2 Marilyn Monroe, 1957

Original photo by Richard Avedon

Colourized by Zuzzah
#3 Newspaper boy Ned Parfett sells copies of the evening paper bearing news of Titanic’s sinking the night before. (April 16, 1912)

Original photo by Hulton-Deutsch Collection

Colourized by Dana Keller
#4 Women Delivering Ice, 1918

Original photo by War Department/National Archives

Colourized by Dana Keller
#5 Times Square, 1947

Original photo by William Gottlieb

Colourized by Jordan J. Lloyd
#6 Easter Eggs for Hitler, c 1944-1945

Original photo by US Army/National Archives

Colourized by Zuzzah
#7 Sergeant George Camblair practicing with a gas mask in a smokescreen – Fort Belvoir, Virginia, 1942

Original photo by Jack Delano

Colourized by Ryan Urban
#8 Painting WWII Propaganda Posters, Port Washington, New York – 8 July 1942

Original photo by Marty Zimmerman

Colourized by Patty Allison
#9 Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge ca 1935

Original photo source unknown

Colourized by Dana Keller
#10 Louis Armstrong practicing in his dressing room, ca 1946

Original photo by William Gottlieb

Colourized by Dana Keller
#11 Helen Keller meeting Charlie Chaplin in 1919

Original photo by Roy Export Company / Cineteca di Bologna

Colourized photo by Zuzahin
#12 Broadway at the United States Hotel Saratoga Springs, N.Y. ca 1900-1915

Original photo by Detroit Publishing Co.

Colourized photo by Sanna Dullaway
#13 “The Tall Cowboy”, Ralph E. Madsen with Senator Morris Sheppard, 1919

Original photo Harris & Ewing

Colourized by Photo Retrofit
#14 Theoretical physicist Albert Einstein, 1921

Original photo by Ferdinand Schmutzer

Colourized by Klassixx
#15 Dancers of the National American Ballet, 20 August 1924

Original photo by National American Ballet

Colourized by Photo Retrofit
#16 Otto Frank, Anne Frank’s father and the only surviving member of the Frank family revisiting the attic they spent the war in, 3 May 1960

Original photo by Arnold Newman

Colourized by Laiz Kuczynski
#17 Young Woman with Umbrella – Louisiana, 1937

Original photo by Dorothea Lange

Colourized by Manuel De Leonardo
#18 Crowded Bunks in the Prison Camp at Buchenwald, April 16, 1945

Original photo by Private H. Miller

Colourized by Manuel De Leonardo
#19 Peatwy Tuck of the Meskwahki, 1898

Original photo by Frank A. Rheinhart

Colourized by Photocopshop
#20 Boys after buying Easter flowers in Union Square, New York, April 1908

Original photo by Bain News Service.

Colourized by Dana Keller

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