Abraham Lincoln in Color (1865)

Abraham Lincoln colorized (1865)

This is a very famous photo of President Lincoln from February 5th, 1865. The President would be assassinated a short two months later at Ford’s Theatre. I also found a colorized photo of the one taken by Alexander Gardner. Compare the two of them … the colorized one looks amazing, and kind of spooky.

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Here’s the color one again for a closer look. Wow.

Abraham Lincoln colorized (1865)

Abraham Lincoln colorized (1865)

This was another gem from Shorpy, posted by their user, Tacoma.

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