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

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People standing in line Louisville, Kentucky 1939

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Marilyn Monroe

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Winston Churchill 1941

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Claude Monet in 1923

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Samurai Training 1860

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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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