The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

William Carrick “The milk seller (Okhtenka)” St. Petersburg, 1860s
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

With an artist’s eye and a surgeon’s precision, Olga Shirnina – who works under the name Color By Klimbim (previously) – uses Photoshop to breathe new life into black-and-white photos from Russian history.

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The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Institute for noble maidens, Irkutsk
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Schoolboys, 1900s, Russia
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Anton Chekhov, 1901
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Elizabeth Feodorovna of Russia
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Three sisters, Russia, 1900s
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

The Romanov children
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Russian nurse, WWI
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Sisters of mercy
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Mathilde Kschessinska in “Camargo”
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Academy of Arts, St. Petersburg, 1913
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

James Fillis, Officer Cavalry School
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Herbovets community
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

1906. Tsar Nicholas II at the opening ceremony of the First Duma, St. Petersburg
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Galina Ulanova
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Pavlov’s dog
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Grand Duchess Olga
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Association of Itinerant, 1899
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Vladimir Mayakovsky, 1910
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Anton Chekhov
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Gorky, Andreeva, Nordman-Severova, Repin. Kuokkala, 1905
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Grand Duchess Olga
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Romanov sisters, 1916
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Maria Feodorovna with children
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Empress Alexandra’s maid of honor Anna Taneyeva (left) and her sister Alexandra Taneyeva (in costumes for the Russian ball), 1903
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Alexandra Feodorovna and Tatiana Nikolaevna
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Gatchina, 1912
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Zenaida Yusupova
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Prince Felix Yusupov and Prince Christopher of Greece and Denmark in costume
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Confirmation in the Church of St. Louis of the French in Moscow
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Young Stalin
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Country side Bykovo, 1910s
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Peasant woman stands on wooden jetty next to river carrying two buckets of water on yoke, a young girl also stands on the jetty, Russia 1900s
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Grand Duchess Olga, 1912
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Portrait of Anna Stepanovna Lavrovskaya (daughter of Stepan Dmitrievich Lavrovsky), beginning of the 20th century.
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Baths near the village of Olszyna
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Emperor Nicholas II on a walk in the park of the Alexander Palace. Tsarskoye Selo, June 1917. Amateur filming of Grand Duchess Maria.
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Tsarevich Alexei Nikolaevich, 1917
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Luzhniki, Old Moscow
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Nuns on garden works in front of the Church of the Life-bearing Source in the village of Ponetaevka
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Alexandra Feodorovna, 1914
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Cathedral of Christ the Saviour
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

The arrival of Emperor Nicholas II at the location of the 1st Army of General A.I. Litvinov, January 30, 1916, Dvinsk district.
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Grand Duchesses of Russia Olga and Tatiana
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Grand Duchess Maria
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Vasily Zvyozdochkin – creator of the Russian Matryoshka dol
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Mathilde Kschessinska
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Grand Duchess Olga
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

S. A. S. la Princesse Galitzine, née Comtesse Moussine-Pouchkine (Femme de boyard du XVII siècle)
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Grand Duchesses
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Athlete Ivan Poddubny
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Nikolai Rodionov, Senior Lieutenant of the Russian Imperial Guards Equipage
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Grand Duchess Maria
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Church of the Intercession at Fili in Moscow
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

La Comtesse Karlow, nee Vonlarsky (Femme de boyard du XVII siecle)
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Tamara Karsavina as Columbine in “Carnaval”
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Tamara Karsavina in Schéhérazade
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Moscow, Ostozhenka street, 1890s
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

GD Anastasia
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Alexandra Feodorovna
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Nurse WWI
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Nicholas II in old russian falconer costume
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Monk, 1897
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Epiphany Church on Gutuevsky Island (Saint Petersburg)
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Elisabet Amélie Hélène Linder nee de Fontenilliat in Russian court dress
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

Russian peasant girls, 1914
The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

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