History as They Saw It: Iconic Moments from the Past in Color (Hardcover)
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This revolutionary photography collection is as close to time travel as it gets. Featuring 120 historic black-and-white photographs thoroughly restored and rendered in color, this book illuminates some of the most iconic moments in history, from the sinking of the Titanic to the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge. Brought to life with vibrant color, these incredible images effectively blur the distinction between past and present and bring history within arm's reach. With a timeline spanning more than 100 years, from 1839 to 1949, this unique collection will amaze history and photography buffs alike, offering new perspectives on significant moments of the 19th and 20th centuries.
About the Author
Wolfgang Wild is a curator and the creator of Retronaut, a brand that seeks to show "the past like you wouldn't believe." He lives near Oxford, England.
Jordan Lloyd is the director of Dynamichrome, a team of creative experts dedicated to bringing the past to life through digital color reconstruction. He lives in London.
"Why do we think of history in black and white? Here is the past in vibrant color, restored to the way it ought to be remembered. From the Wright brothers' first flight, to the Titanic, to the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge, this is a remarkable book that re-imagines a century.">
-Aspen Daily News