25 Mesmerizing Colorized Historical Photos from the past

Even though the first colour photo was first taken 200 years ago, it’s only been the last 40 years or so that colour photos have been the norm. So this redditors have created a subreddit dedicated to high quality colorizations of historical black and white images, and discussions of a historical nature.

It’s amazing how much more life and detail there is when a photo is colourized. Check out r/ColorizedHistory on Reddit for similar photos.

10 years old Joe Biden – 1953

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

72 Highlanders, Crimean War, 1850s

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

A car crash in Washington D.C. around 1921

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

Albert Einstein on a Long Island beach in 1939

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

Captured prisoners of the First World War from eight different nations at an unknown German prisoner of war camp

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

Chaplin & Gandhi – Canning Town, London, England, UK – Sep 22, 1931

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

Clint Eastwood, 1962

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, 1935

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

Dreamland Park, Coney Island, New York, 1905

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

Elvis Presley meets secretly with President Nixon, 1970

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

German child soldiers captured by the 6th U.S. Armored Division in Giessen, Germany. March 19, 1945

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

Henry Ford, 1919

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

Henry Fournier, has been sweeper and cleaner for two months, 1911

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

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Little Italy, 1900

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

Louis Armstrong practicing in a dressing room, 1946

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

President Lincoln with Major General McClernand and Allan Pinkerton at Antietam in 1862

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

Samurai Training 1860

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

Sophia Loren and Jayne Mansfield

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

The earliest surviving photo of the White House, 1846

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

The notorious Bran Castle – Brasov County, Transylvania , Romania – 1920s-30s

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

Twin Peaks, 1958

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

Two Boxers after a fight

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

Two strings to her beaux. Ca 1890-1910

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

U.S. Third Army troops lie low in a barge while crossing the Rhine. Germany, 1945

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

Winston Churchill, 1941

25 mesmerizing colorized historical photos from the past

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