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Here Are Some Historic Photos Brought To Life By Brilliant Colourisations

"These figures look so distant, in a different dimension altogether, in their black and white frames. I wondered what it’d be like to place them more close to reality."

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This is 24-year-old artist Dimple Negi. She has started a series in which she adds colour to iconic photos from Indian and world history.

Dimple Negi

"When I learnt this colouring process, I immediately wondered how it would feel to fill the missing details with colours from our present. These figures look so distant, in a different dimension altogether, in their black and white frames. I wondered what it’d be like to place them more close to reality and the best way to go about it was colorizing them and I started in 2011," Negi told BuzzFeed.

Here are some of the original black and white photos in contrast with what they'd look like in colour:

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