Related #9: Colourised Photography

This only slightly related to yesterday’s post about coloured jeans. If you read it, then you’ll know why there’s a big pile of inspired, reader-submitted colourised (colorized to visitors from The US) photographs below from shorpy.com. Go on, read it. I’ll wait.

And just in case you’re wondering where to go for coloured jeans, Zara’s my shop of choice. Just don’t pop your pink jeans into a white wash by mistake.  I did that. Big oops. Now would really be the time to make a bad pun about not being a ‘jeanius’ but…

Captain Thomas Longworth Dames in 1855 during the Crimean War – 1855

Thisbe  – 1902

The Leitrim Young Men’s Association football team – 1914

Bathing beauty parade – 1919

Miss Elizabeth Zolnay and her dog – 1922

Swimming and golf  – 1926

pictures – 1939

Signs of spring – 1939

dancers  – date unknown (tiny bit overboard with the blusher, perhaps?)

Cheers – 1940

Tuskegee Airmen – 1945

Have a great weekend, everyone.

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12 thoughts on “Related #9: Colourised Photography

  1. Oh my gosh, thank you so much for letting me know about this! I loveee colourized photos, it’s the most wonderfully strange effect! I can’t wait to go look through this collection :D
    xxxx

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