39 Remarkable Colorized Photos Will Let You Relive History
We All Love to See the Iconic Historical Photos, One would think that history and technology don’t make a perfect match. But with the advent of advanced photo editing tools, and all the stunning colorized historical photos that came right after, it’s safe to say that technology can complement history and vice versa.
Seeing an iconic photograph being colorized is a breath of fresh air. For most people, especially those who can hardly appreciate history, “black and white” means “boring”. Without further delay, here are 39 of the best colorized photos
1.Young boy in Baltimore slum area, July 1938
Descirption - Young boy in Baltimore slum area smoking a cigarette, July, 1938. Maryland.
2.‘Old Gold’, Country store, 1939
Descirption - Country store on dirt road. Sunday afternoon. July 1939. Gordonton, North Carolina. Kerosene pump on the right and gasoline pump on the left.
3.View from the Capitol in Nashville, 1864
Descirption - View from Capitol in Nashville, Tennessee, during the Civil War in 1864
4.Unemployed lumber worker, circa 1939
Descirption - Unemployed lumber worker goes with his wife to the bean harvest. Note social security number tattooed on his arm, Oregon, 1939 by Dorothea Lange.
5.Yuri Gagarin With His Matra Bonnet Djet Vs Coupe, 1965
Descirption - Later, in 1965, Yuri Gagarin traveled to France, where he visited the rocket and space technology manufacturer Matra.Yuri Gagarin and his René Bonnet Matra-Djet before the titanium obelisk erected in Moscow Alley of Heroes in honor of space explorers.
6.Three soldiers at a military encampment in Tedworth in Wiltshire in 1911
Descirption - The Camp was established when the War Office acquired Tedworth House and large tracts of land to the north of the house in 1897
7.Times Square, D-Day, 1944
Descirption - New York, June "D-Day. Crowd watching the news line on the Times building at Times Square.
8.The Titanic leaving Belfast while being guide by two tug boats.
Descirption - In this April 1912 file photo, the Titanic departs Southampton, England on its maiden Atlantic voyage
9.Soldier Waves A Soviet Flag, Berlin, 1945
Descirption - Raising a flag over the Reichstag is a historic World War II photograph, taken during the Battle of Berlin on 2 May 1945.
10.A farmer's son playing on one of the large soil drifts of the Dust Bowl. Liberal, Kansas. March, 1936
Descirption - Farmer's son playing on one of the large soil drifts which threaten to cover up his home. Liberal, Kansas. March, 1936, during the Dust Bowl.
11.Soviet Athletes In Moscow, 1937
Descirption - The most grandiose parades were held in the capital of the Soviet Union – Moscow. Parades were also held in several other cities of the USSR. In particular, in 1927 in Barnaul the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the October Revolution, with the parade of athletes.
12.A mother helps her child off the trolley on a Broadway in New York City, July, 1913
Descirption - Slice of life! A mother helps her child off the trolley on a Broadway in New York City, July 1913.
13.The Four Romanov Daughters With Their Mother Tsarina Alexandra, 1913
Descirption - Empress Alexandra Feodorovna with her four daughters Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia in official photographs taken for the Romanov Tercentenary in 1913
Descirption - À la Carte Restaurant - The À la Carte Restaurant was a luxurious restaurant open exclusively to ... The Olympic and Titanic were the first British ships to feature restaurants ... promenade deck was converted to the Café Parisien.
15.A Washington, D.C. filling station in 1924
Descirption - Washington, D.C., 1924. “Havoline Oil Co.” Participants in the “Wasson Motor Check” at the Texaco Station on the corner of Florida Avenue and 14th Street. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.
16.Abandoned boy holding a stuffed toy animal. London 1945
Descirption - London boy in the ruins of his home where his parents were killed after being hit by German V-2 rocket. January, 1945. Photographer Toni Frissell.
17.Aircraft of the Imperial Airways refueling at Samakh, October, 1931
Descirption - British four-engined Handley Page biplane airliner "Hanno" of the Imperial Airways, at Samakh, October 1931
18.An Oklahoman farmer during the great dust bowl in 1939
Descirption - August 1939. "Drought-stricken farmer and family near Muskogee, Oklahoma.
19.April 10, 1912, as the Titanic left Southampton, England, bound for New York
Descirption - Photo taken on April 10, 1912, as the Titanic left Southampton, England, bound for New York.
20.Yvonne (13) and Alexander (12) Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn take drink and smoke on yacht near Majorca
Descirption - photo showing 13 year old princess,Yvonne Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn, ... Taken in 1955 in a yacht off the coast of Majorca, ths photo (most likely staged) shows Princess Yvonne Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn and her brother Prince Alexander taking up some vices
21.Auto Wreck in Washington D.C, 1921
Descirption - Another view of that 1921 car wreck at the intersection of 10th and R streets N.W. in Washington, D.C
22.Boxing match aboard the U.S.S. New York, July 3, 1899
Descirption - CUBA: BOXING, 1899. /nA 10-round bout on the U.S.S. New York on the anniversary of the Battle of Santiago, Cuba. Photograph by Edward H. Hart, July 3, 1823.99
23.British troops cheerfully board their train for the first stage of their trip to the front – England, September 20, 1939
Descirption - British troops cheerfully board their train for the first stage of their trip to the western front - 1939
24.Broadway in Saratoga Springs, New York ca 1915
Descirption - Broadway in Saratoga Springs, New York, ca 1915
25.Captain Walter Waddy Young and his crew pose in front of their caricatures on their B-29 Superfortress, Nov. 24, 1944
Descirption - Captain Walter "Waddy" Young and his crew pose in front of their caricatures on their B-29 Superfortress , November 24, 1944.
26.Children watch as their neighborhood is bombed in Minsk, Belorussia. The bombing was part of Operation Barbarossa. June, 1941
Descirption - Children watch as their neighborhood is bombed in Minsk, Belorussia. The bombing was part of Operation Barbarossa. June, 1941.
Descirption - 'Daredevil John Jammie Reynolds performing acrobatic and balancing acts on high cornice above 9th street, N.W.1917'
29.Drewry’s Bluff, Virginia, sling cart used in removing captured artillery during the American Civil War, ca 1865
Descirption - The American Civil War was fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865. The result of a long-standing controversy over slavery, war broke out in April 1861, when Confederates attacked Fort Sumter in South Carolina, shortly after President Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated. The nationalists of the Union proclaimed loyalty to the U.S. Constitution. They faced secessionists of the Confederate States of America, who advocated for states' rights to expand slavery.
30.Family Nicholas Ii Of Russia, 1914
Descirption - Nicholas II or Nikolai II (Russian: ??????? II ??????´???????, tr. Nikolay II Aleksandrovich; 18 May [O.S. 6 May] 1868 – 17 July 1918) was the last Emperor of Russia, ruling from 1 November 1894 until his forced abdication on 15 March 1917. His reign saw the fall of the Russian Empire from being one of the foremost great powers of the world to economic and military collapse. Due to the Khodynka Tragedy, anti-Semitic pogroms, Bloody Sunday, the violent suppression of the 1905 Revolution, the execution of political opponents and his perceived responsibility for the Russo-Japanese War, he was given the nickname Nicholas the Bloody by his political adversaries
31.Girls delivering ice, 1918
Descirption - In the early years of the Republic, many drinks were served hot, a holdover from British drinking culture that used warm beverages to ward off damp chills. This tradition held even in America's muggy summer heat, under the logic that warm drinks produced sweat that drew heat from the body. But like many of the cultural notions transplanted from Europe to America, the cocktail was entirely reinvented when America decided to put it on ice.
32.Helen Keller meeting comedian Charlie Chaplin in 1918
Descirption - It was taken at the Chaplin Studios in Hollywood in late 1918, during the filming of Sunnyside. Ms. Keller communicated with Chaplin by reading his lips with her hands, as she felt the vibration of his voice on his throat.She would later recall that she remembered him as being “shy, almost timid, and his lovely modesty lent a touch of romance to the occasion that might otherwise have seemed quite ordinary.”
33.Russian Soldiers In Berlin 1945
Descirption - Russian soldiers raise a red victory flag over the Reichstag in Berlin after the German capital's
34.Lyudmila Pavlichenko. Soviet Sniper During World War II
Descirption - Lyudmila pavlichenko, famous 26 year old russian guerrilla sniper who has killed 309 germans,
35.President Abraham Lincoln meeting with General George McClellan at Antietam, Oct. 3, 1862
Descirption - Abraham Lincoln and General George McClellan in the general's tent near Antietam battlefield October 1862
36.Madison Square Park New York City around 1900
Descirption - Madison Square Park, New York City 1900.
37.Post officers show off their brand-new “Autopeds” scooters, Washington, D.C., 1917
Descirption - Postmen on Scooters (155cc Autopeds). Washington, DC circa 1917.
38.Titanic under construction. The ship was built by the firm of Harland & Wolff at their shipyard on Queen's Island, in Belfast, Ireland.
Descirption - Already an established industrial heavyweight of international standing, the Northern Ireland port city of Belfast had acquired a new speciality by the end of the 19th century - shipbuilding.
The launch of Titanic in April 1912 was the crowning achievement of a remarkable era of shipbuilding in the city. It was the largest man-made object ever to have taken to the seas.
39.Two U.S. soldiers of C Company, 36th Armored Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, seek shelter behind an M-4 Sherman tank at Geich, Germany, on Dec. 11, 1944
Descirption - Two U.S. soldiers of C Company, 36th Armored Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division seek shelter behind a M-4 Sherman tank at Geich, near Düren, Germany, on 11 December 1944.