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This is my first colorization and it took about 12 hours with the GIMP 2.6 Free software. I have also corrected as many faults in the picture that i could, because the picture was in such a poor condition after all, especially the edges. I hope you enjoy my work, I really tried to make it lifelike. View full size.
M. Kuusisto, Finland