Take a look into the past with these original color photos of the Russian Empire in the 1910s taken by Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky.
Two brothers that survived the sinking of the Titanic were believed to have been orphaned after their father died in the disaster, April 1912.
A photograph showing the explosion of the Challenger space shuttle that disintegrated 1 minute into its launch on the 28th January 1986.
Take a look at the only known photographic portrait of artist Vincent Van Gogh, and then see a version that has had color added to it!
The first time the Earth’s moon was photographed in detail. Taken by John Draper at the rooftop observatory of New York University in March 1840.
See the top 15 most popular colorizations that were shared on the HistoryColored Instagram page in 2022.
See a photograph and an interview from former slave, William Colbert. Learn the dark history of slavery in the United States through a first-hand account.
See this photo taken by Stanley Kubrick during his early photographic career of Chicago at night in January 1949.
See an aerial photograph the Stadium used in the final of the first ever FIFA World Cup which took place in Uruguay in 1930.
A train crashes through the side of Montparnasse Station in Paris, France on the 22nd October 1895 and was photographed over the next 4 days.
Adult and children street musicians from Italy photographed in London, United Kingdom in circa 1876 playing music.
The inauguration of the first (and only) President of the Confederate States, Jefferson Davis, outside the Alabama State Capitol, 1861.
Learn the interesting story behind this photograph of the Hotel de Ville in Paris, France in ruins after a fire in 1871.
A person shooting another man that is wearing a bulletproof vest in order to show the protection the vest provides, 13 September 1923.
See a rare photograph of a real Japanese Samurai in armour photographed by Felice Beato at the end of the Edo period in Japan.
Cousins that look identical to each other, Tsar Nicholas II and King George V photographed together wearing military uniform in Berlin, 1913
32nd President of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) as a child posing for a photo with his father in 1895.
See history brought to life with a colorization of Albert Einstein at the age of 24 in Zurich, Switzerland in circa 1903.
See a collection of photographs of famous historical figures from the 19th and 20th centuries expertly colorized by artist Lorenzo Folli.
See the legendary German leader and statesman, Otto von Bismarck, laying on his deathbed at the age of 83 on July 30th. 1898.
Learn the story behind this photo of NASA Astronaut Buzz Aldrin in the Apollo 11 lunar module orbiting the moon in 1969.
The final photograph taken of the first leader of the Soviet Union, Vladimir Lenin. This was taken in May 1923 around 1 year before he died.
Photo of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria standing over an elephant that he had hunted in Ceylon (modern-day Sri Lanka), in January 1893.
26th President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, stood next to a Elephant that he had just hunted during his 1909 African Expedition.
Learn more about the Pulitzer prize winning photograph ‘Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima’ taken in the Pacific Theater during World War II.
A photograph of Neville Chamberlain and Adolf Hitler shaking hands at the final meeting between the two on September 24th, 1938.
American civilians of Philadelphia looking at an updated map including the new nations that were formed as a result of the First World War.
Learn more about the iconic photograph Taxis to Hell – and Back – Into the Jaws of Death taken on the 6 June 1944.
Photograph of Sergeant Stubby, a war dog that was promoted to the rank of Sergeant through combat in the First World War, 1920.
See this photograph of Jakob Nacken, the tallest soldier to fight in World War II. He was a circus performer that served in the German Army.
Color photo of Pvt. Troy Dixon and Sgt. John Anderson using a Japanese barber chair to cut hair on 10 June 1945 near Shuri, Okinawa.
Read about the origins of the famous photograph by Roger Fenton named “The Valley of the Shadow of Death” which was taken during the Crimean War in 1855.
See a colorized photo of a French tank gunner wearing a chain mail splatter mask in 1918 during WWI, and learn what the splatter mask did.
Photographs of European towns and cities from the start of the 20th century seen in color thanks to talented colorizer Baptiste Pierre
See a collection of photographs of former Presidents of the United States getting together throughout history.
See a collection of photographs from the 1930s and 1940s of the United States in color, colorized by expert colorizer Sébastien de Oliveira
A collection of photographs taken by Augustus F. Sherman of people immigrating to the United States via Ellis Island in the early 1900s.
View the 10 most popular restored and colorized historical videos shared to the HistoryColored social media platforms in 2022.
See a colorized photograph of John F. Kennedy at the age of 30 in 1947 when he entered his first political office.
View the 15 most popular colorizations that were shared on the HistoryColored Facebook page in 2022.
See a photograph from 1864 of William Hutchings, one of the last veterans of the American Revolutionary War, in color.
View the top 15 most-liked colorized photos that were posted on the HistoryColored Instagram account in 2021.
See the first photo of the White House, where the President of the United States resides. This image was taken in Jan 1846 by John Plumbe Jr.
Learn about the oldest photo in history to survive to the modern day, taken by Nicéphore Niépce in circa 1826.
The mugshot of Joseph Stalin, the future leader of the Soviet Union, following his arrest in Baku, Azerbaijan in March 1910.
Photo of German Emperor Wilhelm II and Winston Churchill, British Member of Parliament (and future Prime Minister) standing together in 1906.
The Mugshot of the famous American gangster and leader of the Chicago Outfit, “Scarface” Al Capone, taken on the 17th of June 1931.
See a 150-year-old black and white photograph of President Abraham Lincoln in Color created through the process of manual colorization!
See the iconic photo St Paul’s survives showing St Paul’s Cathedral intact amongst the smoke and ruins caused by a German air raid in 1940.
See the iconic photograph of Marilyn Monroe taken while filming the movie The Seven Year Itch in September 1954.
Victor Hugo, the iconic French author of Les Misérables, The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, and many others, laying on his deathbed in 1885.
Photo of dignitaries gathered in the Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles, France, to sign the Treaty of Versailles, June 28th, 1919.
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin photographed by fellow astronaut Neil Armstrong walking on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission, July 1969.
See photographs of 9 of the last veterans of the American Revolutionary War taken in the 1860s and learn about each of their stories.
See the last photograph taken of 25th President of the United States, William McKinley, taken on the day of his assassination.
The 25th Infantry Regiment of the US Army, an African-American regiment known as the Buffalo Soldiers photographed in Montana in 1890.
Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin, the Apollo 11 astronauts, photographed in quarantine after returning to Earth in July 1969.
See a photo of, and learn about the first powered airplane flight on the 17th December 1903 carried out by the Wilbur brothers.
See the final photo of 18th US President Ulysses S. Grant, taken at his home in New York just four days before he died.
See a photograph of the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake which occurred on April 18th, 1906.
See the Pulitzer prize-winning photo of legendary American baseball player, Babe Ruth at his final public appearance.
See two leaders of the Axis powers, Adolf Hitler of Nazi Germany and Benito Mussolini of Italy, photographed together in June 1940.
See a photo of Nicholas II of the Russia and Wilhelm II of the Germany together in 1913, less than a year before they were enemies in WWI.
See the last photograph taken of 32nd President of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt, taken only one day before he died in April 1945.
See the last known photograph taken of the final emperor of the Russian Empire, Tsar Nicholas II.
Ever wondered which US President was the first to have their photo taken? Check out this article to learn and see the answer!
See this color photograph of Charles Darwin who was born prior to the existence of color photography thanks to the process of colorization!
See an old black and white photograph of Mark Twain, aka Samuel Langhorne Clemens, on a chair, in color thanks to an expert colorizer!
See a image of Butch Cassidy, and his Wild Bunch in color. See the Sundance Kid, Tall Texan, Butch Cassidy, News Carver and Kid Curry.
See a photograph of every US President in color. A colorizer has expertly restored and colorized every President that lived before color photography.
See photos taken during the American Civil War in color thanks to a talented colorizer manually adding color to old black and white images.
See a colorization of the last photograph of 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, taken while he was still alive.
In this article, you can see the images of 17 famous people from history when they were a child such as Winston Churchill as Frank Sinatra!
See photos of 10 iconic authors, in color. Many people may be familiar with their works, but here you can also see what they looked like!
Explore 20 interesting photographs from the United States Civil Rights Movement in color that have been masterfully colorized by an expert.
See the deathbed in which Abraham Lincoln spent his final moments following the successful assassination attempt at Ford’s Theater.
Explore 50 interesting historical photographs from across the world. Each photograph is either rare or iconic showing a part of history.
Two of the most historically important British Prime Ministers, Winston Churchill and David Lloyd George photographed together in 1934.
A colorization of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, before he was Emperor of Russia, at the wedding of his cousin George V of the UK in July 1893.
John W. January, American Civil War veteran, sitting on a chair showing of his prosthetic legs and his amputated legs in c. 1890.
A photo of Charlie Chaplin in color without his film makeup when he was about 27 years old in Hollywood, 1916. This is a colorization.
Nine Monarchs from across Europe pose for a photograph at Windsor Castle for King Edward VII’s funeral on the 20th of May 1910.
Abraham Lincoln delivering his second inaugural address following his 1864 election win. Taken outside the Capitol building on March 4th 1865.
Presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and Harry S. Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower together at the funeral of Eleanor Roosevelt in 1962.
Suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst being arrested outside Buckingham Palace trying to present a petition to King George V, 21st May 1914.
Two future Prime Ministers and Liberal Party members, David Lloyd George and Winston Churchill photographed walking together in 1907.
Four Presidents (Reagan, Ford, Carter, Nixon) of the United States have drinks in the White House Blue Room in October 1981.