Stunning Colourised Historical Photographs

This stunning array of colourised photographs showcases a bygone era. Amongst them is a photograph of Union soldiers in 1863 during the American Civil War. Another one shows Madison Square in 1900. Most like a pilot receiving a haircut beside his plane during the Battle of Britain represent prosaic yet enlightening scenes.

WWII soldiers on Easter

WWII soldiers on Easter 1944

Winston Churchill, 1941

Winston Churchill, 1941

W.H. Murphy testing the bulletproof vest in 1923

W.H. Murphy testing the bulletproof vest in 1923

View from the Capitol in Nashville, 1864

View from the Capitol in Nashville, 1864

Union Soldiers taking a break in 1863

Union Soldiers taking a break in 1863

Unemployed Lumber Worker and His Wife 1939

Unemployed Lumber Worker and His Wife 1939

Two Boxers after a fight

Two Boxers after a fight

Times Square 1947

Times Square 1947

Sophia Loren and Jayne Mansfield

Sophia Loren and Jayne Mansfield

Samurai Training 1860

Samurai Training in 1860

Red Hawk of the Oglala Tribe on horseback 1905

Red Hawk of the Oglala Tribe on horseback 1905

President Lincoln with Major General McClelland and Allan

President Lincoln with Major General McClelland and Allan

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

Nazi Minister of Propaganda Joseph Goebbels scowls at a Jewish photographer in 1933

Nazi Minister of Propaganda Joseph Goebbels scowls at a Jewish photographer in 1933

Mark Twain in 1900

Mark Twain in 1900

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

Madison Square Park New York City around 1900

Madison Square Park New York City around 1900

Louis Armstrong practicing backstage in 1946

Louis Armstrong practicing backstage in 1946

Louis Armstrong plays to his wife, Lucille, in Cairo, Egypt 1961

Louis Armstrong plays to his wife, Lucille, in Cairo, Egypt 1961

Lou Gehrig, July 4, 1939. Photo taken right after his famous retirement speech

Lou Gehrig, July 4, 1939. Photo taken right after his famous retirement speech

Lee Harvey Oswald, 1963, being transported to questioning before his murder trial

Lee Harvey Oswald, 1963, being transported to questioning before his murder trial

Joan Crawford on the set of Letty Lynton, 1932

Joan Crawford on the set of Letty Lynton, 1932

Hindenburg Blimp crash

Hindenburg Blimp crashes

Henry Ford, 1919

Henry Ford, 1919

Helen Keller meeting comedian Charlie Chaplin in 1918

Helen Keller meeting comedian Charlie Chaplin in 1918

Girls delivering ice, 1918

Girls delivering ice, 1918

Elizabeth Taylor in 1956

Elizabeth Taylor in 1956

Country store in July 1939 Gordonton, North Carolina

Country store in July 1939 Gordonton, North Carolina

Cornell Rowing Team 1914

Cornell Rowing Team 1914

Clint Eastwood, 1962

Clint Eastwood, 1962

Clint Eastwood working on his 1958 Jag XK 120 in 1960

Clint Eastwood working on his 1958 Jag XK 120 in 1960

Claude Monet in 1923

Claude Monet in 1923

Charlie Chaplin at 27 years old in 1916

Charlie Chaplin at 27 years old in 1916

Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin

Burger Flipper 1938

Burger Flipper 1938

Brothers Robert Kennedy, Edward 'Ted' Kennedy and John F. Kennedy outside the Oval Office

Brothers Robert Kennedy, Edward ‘Ted’ Kennedy and John F. Kennedy outside the Oval Office

Brooklyn Bridge in 1904

Brooklyn Bridge in 1904

British Soldiers Returning from the front in 1939

British Soldiers Returning from the front in 1939

Brigadier General and actor Jimmy Stewart

Brigadier General and actor Jimmy Stewart

Boys buying flowers in 1908

Boys buying flowers in 1908

Big Jay McNeely, Olympic Auditorium, 1953

Big Jay McNeely, Olympic Auditorium, 1953

Baltimore Slums, 1938

Baltimore Slums, 1938

Babe Ruth's 1920 MLB debut

Babe Ruth’s 1920 MLB debut

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn

An RAF pilot getting a haircut while reading a book between missions

An RAF pilot getting a haircut while reading a book between missions

An Oklahoman farmer during the great dust bowl in 1939

An Oklahoman farmer during the great dust bowl in 1939

American Poet Walt Whitman, 1868

American Poet Walt Whitman, 1868

Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock

Albert Einstein, 1921

Albert Einstein, 1921

Albert Einstein on a Long Island beach in 1939

Albert Einstein on a Long Island beach in 1939

A car crash in Washington D.C. around 1921

A car crash in Washington D.C. around 1921

1920s Australian mugshots from the New South Wales Police Dept

1920s Australian mugshots from the New South Wales Police Dept

 

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