Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Hand Colored Photos

These photos where gifted to the Library of Congress by David A. Rector. Sioux Oglala indians lived near Missouri and were considered a very important tribe. These pictures were originally black and whites, photographed by Herman Heyn in 1899, to be colored in by hand later on.
I could go on about the historical background of this tribe but I would rather just share these amazing pictures and show you what hand-painted enhanced photos can look like.

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