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The Past In Colour Makes These Beautiful, Moving And Harrowing Images Hit A Little Closer To Home

heDD Team November 7, 2013 Art Comments Off on The Past In Colour Makes These Beautiful, Moving And Harrowing Images Hit A Little Closer To Home

The iconic images below have been given a shot of colour and the upgrade breathes new life to these historical moments frozen in time, the resulting images feel even more poignant and not so far away. Simply breathtaking.

Credit to the artists behind this awesome work that has revealed the past in colour, enjoy:

Albert Einstein, Summer 1939 Nassau Point, Long Island, NY

Albert Einstein, Summer 1939 Nassau Point, Long Island, NY

Auto Wreck in Washington D.C, 1921

Auto Wreck in Washington D.C, 1921

Abandoned boy holding a stuffed toy animal. London 1945

Abandoned boy holding a stuffed toy animal. London 1945

British troops cheerfully board their train for the first stage of their trip to the front – England, September 20, 1939

British troops cheerfully board their train for the first stage of their trip to the front – England, September 20, 1939

Unemployed lumber worker, circa 1939

Unemployed lumber worker, circa 1939

Hindenburg Disaster – May 6, 1937

Hindenburg Disaster – May 6, 1937

H-Bomb Test

H-Bomb Test

Elizabeth Taylor – on the Giant movie set (1956)

Elizabeth Taylor – on the Giant movie set (1956)

Charlie Chaplin at the aged 27, 1916

Charlie Chaplin, aged 27, 1916

Abraham Lincoln, 1865

Abraham Lincoln, 1865

Oscar II, King of Sweden and Norway, 1880

Oscar II, King of Sweden and Norway, 1880

Sir Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Churchill

 

The iconic 'Burning Monk' Thich Quang Duc, 1963

The iconic ‘Burning Monk’ Thich Quang Duc, 1963

Japanese Archers circa 1860

Japanese Archers circa 1860

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn

The iconic 'Welcome Home Sailor' Kiss, V-J Day August 14, 1945

The iconic ‘Welcome Home Sailor’ Kiss, V-J Day August 14, 1945

Wow. Just, wow.

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