Colorized Monet

Photo credit: Marina Amaral via Bored Panda

For those who don’t already know, Oscar-Claude Monet was a French painter, a founder of French Impressionist painting and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement’s philosophy of expressing one’s perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein air landscape painting. Unfortunately, color photography was not widely used during that time, but thanks to the power of modern software, at least one of his portraits has been given new life. Continue reading for more colorized historical photos.

10. Marie Sklodowska Curie

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9. Photographer Uses Backdrop to Mask Poland’s WWII Ruins While Shooting a Portrait in Warsaw c.1946

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8. Ruby Bridges Being Escorted By US Marshals To Attend An All-White School c.1960

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7. Lewis Powell, a Conspirator with John Wilkes Booth, Who Assassinated President Abraham Lincoln

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6. Queen Elizabeth II

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5. Banana Docks in NYC c.1890-1910

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4. Female Pilots Leaving Their Ship, Pistol Packin’ Mama, At The Four Engine School At Lockbourne AAF c.1944

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3. Coronation Of Queen Elizabeth II c.1953

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2. Eunice Hancock, a 21-Year-Old Woman, Operates A Compressed-Air Grinder In A Midwest Aircraft Plant During WWII c.1942

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1. Men Of 72 Highlanders Who Served In The Crimea: William Noble, Alexander Davison And John Harper c.1853-1856

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