See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

Categories: History | Photo project

Parisian Sebastian de Oliveira (Sébastien de Oliveira) is a photographer and computer graphics specialist. And he is also a big fan of old photos. He finds interesting historical pictures and colors them, helping contemporaries to look at history with a completely new look.

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

Sebastian's tools are documentary descriptions of those years, his own imagination and a Photoshop editor. And the result of the work looks so impressive that it is a sin not to share it. 

Below is a selection of 30 wonderful historical images that look completely different in color.

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

The Happy Couple, 1948

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

Circus Girls in Sarasota, Florida – Nina Lin, 1949

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

Blue Island, Illinois, a family goes to the movies-Jack Delano, 1943

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

Jacqueline Cochrane (1906-1980), 1939

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

Chicago, 1941

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

Althea Gibson - winner of Wimbledon with her teammate DarlinHard, 1957

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993), 1956

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

Parisian girls at the fair, 1935

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

A Family of Cherry Pickers – John Vashon, 1940

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

Girls and Cars, 1942

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

New York, 1942-Marjorie Collins

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

Beaches of England during the war, 1941

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

A Rainy Day in Pittsburgh – John Vashon, 1941

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

On California Highway 99, 1937-Dorothy Lang

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

Saturday Night in Florence, Alabama, 1942

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

France, 1967, anonymous author

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

A bar in New York's Central Park, 1942-Marjorie Collins

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

Washington in 1935

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

Young actresses sunbathe as part of the promotion of the film at the Cannes Film Festival, 1957

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

O'Reilly's Bar, New York, 1942-Marjorie Collins

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

Marilyn Monroe while relaxing on the set – Eva Arnold, 1960

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

Family picnic by the river in Nachitochis, Louisiana, 1940 – Marion Post Walcott

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

American soldiers return home from the First World War, 1919

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

Ingmar Bergman, Humphrey Bogart and Michael Curtis on the set of "Casablanca", 1939

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

Union Station, Chicago, 1943-Jack Delano

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

Horse Racing Spectators in Worthington, Maryland, 1941 – Marion Post Walcott

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

Texas in 1939

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

Glen Echo Park, Montgomery, Mayland, 1943

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

Waiting for the bus, 1943

See history in colors: 30 colored archive photos from Sebastian de Oliveira

French soldiers on leave in Paris, Gare de l'est, 1916

Keywords: History | Past | Photo project | Color photos | Black and white photography

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