What does handcolor mean?

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  1. handcolor, handcolourverb

    color by hand

    "Some old photographs are handcolored"


  1. handcolorverb

    to add color to (a black-and-white image) using an instrument held in the hand; as, Some old photographs are handcolored.


  1. handcolor

    Handcoloring refers to any method of manually coloring an image, often a black and white photograph, wherein the individual uses various mediums (like oils, watercolors, pastels or other paints) to add color. The goal is often to enhance the image, add realism, or aesthetically change the artwork or photograph. This technique predates color photography and was once the primary method of producing color images.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of handcolor in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of handcolor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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