I have great respect for Olga Shirnina who, as Klimbim, colorizes old photos and brings the subjects to life. I love her work and follow her via her blog and on Instagram, but I was totally unprepared for this image of Edgar Allan Poe. It’s like I’m seeing him for the first time.
Postcard of a wheelbarrow factory in Jordan, N.Y.
1864 Stairway Fort Clinch, photograph by Timothy Cummiskey
San Francisco’s Majestic Theatre, 1281 Market St., after the earthquake and fire of 1906, with thanks for the postcard to Bruce Townley.
Jingna Zhang is a Beijing-born, Singapore-raised artist/photographer living in New York City and Tokyo. This photo, “Erin,” is from Motherland Chronicles, a fantasy artbook project by Jingna Zhang and Tobias Kwan.
British actress Phyllis Dare, photograph by Bassano Ltd.