History doesn’t have to be just black-and-white.
One photo even shows the Eiffel Tower in its original reddish-brown colour. It’s been painted multiple times since then.
Dynamichrome’s director, Jordan Lloyd, teamed up with Retronaut website founder Wolfgang Wild to create a book featuring 130 of these photographs. “The Paper Time Machine” is currently being crowdfunded.
Check out some of the reconstructed historical photos below.
Workers are busy putting together the Statue of Liberty inside French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi's workshop in Paris in 1882.
In 1942, during WWII, the Taj Mahal is partly covered in bamboo scaffolding to disguise it from enemy bombers. In front of it, Private First Class John C. Byrom, Jr., of Waco, Texas, is trying to catch a goldfish in the marble-lined pool. Corporal Anthony J. Scopelliti and Private First Class Ray Cherry are watching him try.
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