The Most Amazing Colorized Black and White Photos

Have you ever wished you could go back in time, just for a moment, in order to catch a glimpse of history beyond the confines of old black-and-white photographs? Wouldn’t it be wild if you came across an old color snapshot taken by your grandma that showed what life was like when she was growing up? Well, the good news is that modern technology may not be as far behind in that regard as you think.  Below, you’ll find a collection of colorized vintage photos that’ll blow your mind.    Recent developments have begun to allow talented photo artists to colorize historic black-and-white photographs, regardless of the fact that some of them are well over 100 years old. Here, you’ll find a stunning collection of colorized photos that will give you a look at history in a way you’ve never seen it before. You’ll get an incredibly vivid look at everything from full-color photos of the battle of Gettysburg, to a close-up peek at Walt Whitman’s piercing blue eyes. These colorized photos show life unfolding all across America from as early as the 1800s, all the way through the 20th century. 

So if you’re ready to see why well-known figures like Abraham Lincoln and Elizabeth Taylor were always so famous for their stunning appearances, come on in and find out first hand. Not only will you find many familiar celebrities, but also everyday Americans who were photographed everywhere from the Baltimore slums to Central Park in the early 1900s. Without further ado, we give you these gorgeous colorized photos!

President Lincoln

Union Soldiers, 1863

Washington, D.C. Gas Station, 1924

Meeting Between President Lincoln and General ‘Little Mac’ McClellan in 1862

Times Square in New York City, 1947

Old Gold Country Store, 1939

Ice Delivery Girls in 1918

Cherokee Warrior

Albert Einstein in 1921

Louis Armstrong, 1946

Baseball Legend Lou Gehrig Right After His Famous Retirement Speech

Samurai in Training, 1860

Two Civil War Veterans Shake Hands in 1913

Literary Legend, Mark Twain

Out of Work Lumber Worker and Wife in 1939

NYC’s Madison Square Park in the Early 1900s

Sailor Reading to His Buddy in London, 1927

The Hindenburg Blimp Disaster

Harry Houdini Performing a Trick in 1912

President Ulysses S. Grant with His Family in 1870

Charlie Chaplin, 1916

Liz Taylor, 1956

Helen Keller Meeting Charlie Chaplin, 1918

Claude Monet Circa 1923

Hitler’s Special Easter Surprise, 1944

Iconic Actress Audrey Hepburn

D.C. Car Accident, 1921

Albert Einstein and a Friend in 1939

Nikola Tesla, 1893

British Soldiers, 1939