History In Full Color! Travel Back In Time With These 20 Digitally Restored Photos

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Brazilian artist Marina Amaral works on black and white historical photographs and digitally colorizes them. The results are so striking that you won’t believe how color could revitalize these frames so amazingly and suddenly make these historical moments a lot more “real.”

For more, click here for Amaral's portfolio.

1. Lewis Payne after his arrest in 1865. Payne was John Wilkes Booth's co-conspirator in the attempted assassination of Secretary of State William H. Seward.

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2. Alan Turing - the famous computer scientist, philosopher, and cryptologist.

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3. President Roosevelt and naturalist John Muir on Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park, 1906.

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4. Alphonse Bertillon, in 1913, demonstrating the two-part 'mug shot' method of photographing suspects that he pioneered.

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Alphonse Bertillon was a French police officer and biometrics researcher who applied the anthropological technique of anthropometry to law enforcement creating an identification system based on physical measurements.

5. Father Christmas wearing a tin helmet walks along Regent Street, London, with a bag full of presents - from Life Magazine, December 23, 1940.

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6. Tower Bridge, one of the London's most beloved landmarks, during construction in 1889.

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7. The Antarctic, 1911.

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8. Northern Montana, 1908.

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9. Yuri Gagarin.

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10. Senator John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier getting married, 1953.

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11. Little boy with his ray gun, 1950's.

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12. American soldier, businessman, educator, and author William Tecumseh Sherman.

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13. Harlem, New York. 1943.

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14. Wright brothers - inventors and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane, 1905.

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15. Porterville, California. 1936.

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16. Adolf Hitler's declaration of war against the US, 1941.

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17. Hermann Göring sits in the dock at the Nuremberg Trial, 1946.

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Hermann Wilhelm Göring was a German politician, military leader, and leading member of the Nazi Party.

18. Lee Harvey Oswald - Assassination of President John F. Kennedy. 1963

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19. Eiffel Tower during construction, 1888.

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20. Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria-Este, Austro-Hungarian, and Royal Prince of Hungary and of Bohemia.

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