On the occasion of the 2020 baseball season, readers also have the opportunity to see the classic baseball space throughout the 20th century.
Sharing the project of coloring the classic baseball photos, artist Mark Truelove said: “Most of these baseball photos belong to the great collection of the Library of Congress, I color them with software. Adobe Photoshop and each image can take from 2 to 10 hours depending on the complexity of the image.
Mark Truelove began coloring black and white photos in 2012, starting with his own family photos and then moving on to Canadian historical photos. He sees this as a way to learn more about the country’s history after his family moved from Canada to Canada in 2001.
The coloring of historical photographs helped him carry out a World War I project with the Vimy Foundation and later published a book in 2018, containing more than 100 photos of the war, from an angle. view of canada.
In 2016, Mark Truelove wanted another challenge and began coloring baseball photos from 1900 to 1930.
Writing on his personal Twitter page, Truelove said: “I do this mainly because I love the difference of fans … I love all their different expressions and attitudes! I can’t find the exact colors of the Usher team uniforms, if you know what they are, please share them with me. ”
Parade at home match between NY Giants and Brooklyn Robins at Polo Grounds in New York on April 16, 1918.
A close-up of competition at Griffith Stadium, Washington DC in 1925.
An referee in a protective hat in Toronto, Ohio circa 1945.
Entrance to Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, circa 1912.
Boston Red Sox players travel on a street by car in Los Angeles in 1911.