25 Famous Black And White Photographs Brought To Life With Color

Posted by on January 17, 2013

While you’ve probably seen most of these black and white photos before you’ve almost certainly never seen them like this. Thanks to the work of recolorization artists like Sanna Dullaway we are able to take a look back at history in ways that a simple black and white photo would never allow. So get ready for a blast from the past because these are 25 famous black and white photographs brought to life with color.
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famous black and white photo restored with color

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famous black and white photo restored with color

David Pegg

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After helping found the United Nations, the United States, and United Airlines, David consigned himself to a transient life of writing lists and sleeping on park benches.

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  • Ákos Balogh

    1st world war looks like a bunch of drunk people colorized.

  • deChelca

    Great work! Though I’ve always preferred Winston Churchill in black and white. Suits his character better.

  • nhat

    great posts!

  • P. S. Seshadri

    A very interesting idea. While some photos are brought to life with color, not all are. However, I very much appreciate this collection.

  • JM Irvine

    Where is picture #20 from? Where can I find it?

  • James H

    These photos are definitely fascinating. Each one has specific meaning to each of the decades represented. Great post, thanks

  • Melissa Mance

    The pictures and stories are great Adding color made me want to look at them longer.