History In Color: 25 Iconic Black And White Images Brought To Life

Published March 8, 2017
Updated February 27, 2018

As the maxim goes, a picture speaks a thousand words. But in color, they say even more. We give you these amazing photos of history in color.

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History in Color At The Fair Color
History In Color: 25 Iconic Black And White Images Brought To Life
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Photo-editing software has never been more affordable or easier to use, and as a result various artists have used the technology to physically alter the way we view our past. Indeed, we can now see centuries-old events in color, which inevitably has the effect of making the events captured by camera seem more "real." Don't believe us? Check out these photos of history in color and see for yourself:


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Erin Kelly
An All That’s Interesting writer since 2013, Erin Kelly focuses on historic places, natural wonders, environmental issues, and the world of science. Her work has also been featured in Smithsonian and she’s designed several published book covers in her career as a graphic artist.