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    Artist Olga Shirnina from Moscow colorizes black and white photographs. Today, her official blog is lined up with more than two thousand works. Among them are photos of historical figures, writers, actors and actresses as well as WWI-era snapshots.

    Vladimir Lenin was a Russian communist revolutionary politician who later became head of the Soviet government.

    Vladimir Lenin
    © Flickr / Olga
    Vladimir Lenin

    Maude Adams is an American actress famous for her success in the Broadway production of Peter Pan.

    Maude Adams
    © Flickr / Olga
    Maude Adams

    Audrey Hepburn was a British actress who conquered Hollywood in its golden age and remains a style icon to this day.

    Audrey Hepburn
    © Flickr / Olga
    Audrey Hepburn

    The Royal family of Nicholas II, the last Emperor of Russia. The entire family was executed by Bolsheviks after the revolution.

    Romanov Family
    © Flickr / Olga
    Romanov Family

    Elizabeth Taylor was an American-British actress who began her career when she was still a child. She was married eight times… to seven men.

    Margaretha Geertruida, known by her stage name as Mata Hari, was a famous Dutch exotic turn-of-the-century dancer who was exposed as an alleged spy and executed in France.

    Mata Hari
    © Flickr / Olga
    Mata Hari

    Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of United States of America. He commanded northern troops in America’s bloodiest was ever, the Civil War, and abolished slavery.

    Abraham Lincoln
    © Flickr / Olga
    Abraham Lincoln

    Take a look at more of Olga's creations here.

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