History in color

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[Via Michael Mulvey]



  • James Hughes

    Does anyone else think the “boy” in the picture “Boys after buying Easter flowers in Union Square, New York, 1908″ looks like a middle aged man? Maybe a small statured middle aged man.

    • Moeskido

      Child labor, poor living conditions, and a crappy diet will do that to a kid.

      • James Hughes

        Yeah, it’s terrible. I went to the original high res image and zoomed in. He really looks like he is 40.

        • Moeskido

          And thanks to fiscal conservatives, we can have that all back again. Yay.

  • Moeskido

    This is some of the best colorization work I’ve ever seen. Lovely.