When you think of old photos or historical pictures, you naturally think in terms of black and white, but as you can see from these stunning vintage photos from the turn of the 20th century, color pictures have been around for a lot longer than you think.
We at Bored Panda love to see history come alive, which is why we think you'll also like this series of colorized photos by Russian Flickr user klimbims. Historical life in Russia reads like a novel--which may be why it has been the subject of so many novels--and these vintage photos bring that forgotten way of life into the modern age.
“This evocative image of a dapper couple strolling down a street in Saratoga Springs, NY, over a century ago, is part of a colourised version of an original 1915 black-and-white photo held in the Detroit Publishing Company Archives. Colourisation by https://t.co/XuB8rPNhmH”