Oxford School of Photography

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52 Colorized Historical Photos That Give Us A New Look At the Past

I’m not sure there is any real justification for turning black and white images into colour, I mean what is wrong with black and white? Here are some from the site but go here to see all 52


People standing in line Louisville, Kentucky 1939


Marilyn Monroe


Winston Churchill 1941


Claude Monet in 1923


Samurai Training 1860


Charles Darwin

see more? 

It would seem there is quite an industry in turning black and white into colour, if you are interested here is another set of images

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