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10 Colorized Vintage Photos of Famous Landmarks Being Built

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Colorizing retoucher Jordan J. Lloyd of Dynamichrome took vintage photographs of global landmarks under construction and added color to them to give us a different look at history.

Eiffel Tower, Paris, July 1888

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photograph by Roger Viollet/Getty, color reconstruction by Dynamichrome
Photo by Roger Viollet/Getty. Color reconstruction by Dynamichrome.

Statue of Liberty, Paris, 1882

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Photo by Albert Fenrique/Library of Congress. Color reconstruction by Dynamichrome.
Photo by Albert Fenrique/Library of Congress. Color reconstruction by Dynamichrome.

Nelson’s Column, London, 1844

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Photo by SSPL/Getty Images. Color reconstruction by Dynamichrome.
Photo by SSPL/Getty Images. Color reconstruction by Dynamichrome.

Sacre-Coeur, Paris, 1880s

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Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma Keystone via Getty Images. Color reconstruction by Dynamichrome.
Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma Keystone via Getty Images. Color reconstruction by Dynamichrome.

Tower Bridge, London, c. 1889

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Photo by English Heritage/Heritage Images/Getty Images. Color reconstruction by Dynamichrome.
Photo by English Heritage/Heritage Images/Getty Images. Color reconstruction by Dynamichrome.

Stonehenge, England, c. 1920

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Photo by English Heritage/Heritage Images/Getty Images. Color reconstruction by Dynamichrome.
Photo by English Heritage/Heritage Images/Getty Images. Color reconstruction by Dynamichrome.

Mount Rushmore, United States, 1932

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Photo by Library of Congress. Color reconstruction by Dynamichrome.
Photo by Library of Congress. Color reconstruction by Dynamichrome.

Hoover Dam, United States, c. 1935

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Photo by Library of Congress. Color reconstruction by Dynamichrome.
Photo by Bureau of Reclamation. Color reconstruction by Dynamichrome.

Golden Gate Bridge, United States, c. 1934

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Photo by Library of Congress. Color reconstruction by Dynamichrome.
Photo by Library of Congress/Chas M. Hiller. Color reconstruction by Dynamichrome.

Taj Mahal, India, c. 1942

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Photo by Library of Congress. Color reconstruction by Dynamichrome.
Photo by Library of Congress. Color reconstruction by Dynamichrome.

130 of these photos are being published in a new book titled The Paper Time Machine, created as a collaboration between Jordan Lloyd of Dynamichrome and Wolfgang Wild of Retronaut. The duo is working to crowdfund the publishing of the book through a campaign on Unbound, and are aiming to have the book released in the autumn of 2016.

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