14 colorful historical photographs that open a window to the past

When we open up regular history books, all we see are boring old black and white photographs that seem to have been taken so far away from us. This is probably why we always forget that people were really real then, with their own joys and sorrows. To make us feel a little closer to our ancestors and better understand their way of life, Internet users decided to add color to pictures taken in past centuries.

We invite you to go back in time and take a look at these 14 color photographs that we have selected for you.

14 PHOTOS

14 colorful historical photographs that open a window to the past

1. Elizabeth Taylor, 1956.

14 colorful historical photographs that open a window to the past

2. Otto von Bismarck, 1894.

14 colorful historical photographs that open a window to the past

3. Grace Kelly, 1954.

14 colorful historical photographs that open a window to the past

4. Marilyn Monroe, 1951.

14 colorful historical photographs that open a window to the past

5. Clint Eastwood, 1956.

14 colorful historical photographs that open a window to the past

6. Walt Disney with Donald Duck, 1951.

14 colorful historical photographs that open a window to the past

7. The Beatles, 1962.

14 colorful historical photographs that open a window to the past

8. Miss America, 1924.

14 colorful historical photographs that open a window to the past

9. Woman in a dress with polka dots, New York, 1946.

14 colorful historical photographs that open a window to the past

10. John Lennon and Yoko Ono, 1972.

14 colorful historical photographs that open a window to the past

11. Welsh boy with a lamb, 1936.

14 colorful historical photographs that open a window to the past

12. Mark Twain, circa 1883

14 colorful historical photographs that open a window to the past

13. Drinking fountain in Central Park, New York, 1942.

14 colorful historical photographs that open a window to the past

14. Mata Hari, 1910.

Keywords: History | Photographs | Past | People | Famous people | World | Society | Pictures | Centuries

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