Famous Photo Colorized

Thanks to a dedicated photographers and designers, many historical photographs have been given new life with a variety of colorization techniques. Despite all the technology available, many preview the manual method of adding color to a black-and-white photograph using watercolors, oils, crayons or pastels, and other paints or dyes. The toughest manual method? Using crayons or pastel sticks of ground pigments since it requires knowledge of drawing techniques. Continue reading for more.

24. Babe Ruth (c.1920)

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23. Flipping Burgers (c.1938)

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22. Small Child with Puppy in Point Pleasant, West Virginia (c.1943)

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21. Coney Island (c.1905)

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20. Ojibwe Native American Spearfishing in Minnesota (c.1908)

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19. Jean and Charlotte Potter Sit at the Beach with their Dog (c.1910)

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18. Ice Block Delivery During New York Heatwave (c.1912)

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17. Manhattan Sunset as Seen from George Washington Bridge (c.1936)

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16. Madison Square Park (c.1900)

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15. Chicago’s Al Capone Soup Kitchen During Great Depression (c.1931)

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14. Marilyn Monroe’s USO Performance (c.1954)

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13. Operation Overlord (c.1944)

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12. Coca-Cola Vendor at Helsinki Summer Olympics (c.1952)

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11. Miss America Ruth Malcomson (c.1924)

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10. Sidewheeler Tashmo Leaving Wharf in Detroit (c.1901)

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9. Harlem News Boy (c.1943)

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8. British Tattoo Artist George Burchett (c.1930)

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7. Titanic Sinks (c.1912)

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6. Clam Street Vendor on Mulberry Bend in New York (c.1900)

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5. Women in Witch Costumes (c.1875)

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4. Samurai (c.1881)

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3. Thomas Edison (c.1911)

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2. Daredevil (c.1917)

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1. NYC Curb Market (c.1900)

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