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(Telegraph)   History Channel asks artist to depict what historical figures would have looked today, using the best Photoshop techniques since Iran's last missile test   ( divider line
    More: Amusing, photoshop, Iran, Henry VIII, historical figure, digital artist, vice admirals, Victoria Cross  
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2013-05-02 11:24:31 AM  
4 votes:

JerkStore: Christ those are awful, although 21st century Marie Antoinette has a nice rack.

Here's one of her going to the Bastille:
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2013-05-02 11:06:55 AM  
3 votes:
Wouldn't most of them look like skeletons?
2013-05-02 10:54:07 AM  
3 votes:
Shakespeare would have been a douche bag?
2013-05-02 11:04:33 AM  
2 votes:
Didn't Tilda Swinton already play QEI?

That's cheating.

Here's what Abraham Lincoln would look like if here were alive today:

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And here's a hip and modern Yeshua of Nazareth-

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For a 5,000 year old man, the great Prophet Moses is looking pretty fantastic:

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2013-05-02 03:56:58 PM  
1 vote: Full Size

What Abe Vigoda would look like today
2013-05-02 02:57:20 PM  
1 vote:
What Boris Karloff would look like if he were alive today:
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2013-05-02 02:10:36 PM  
1 vote:
FTFA: Instead of the cotton shirt fastened up to the chin he now sports an unbuttoned shirt Simon Cowell style and is very much the modern day lady killer.

Subtle humor is subtle.
2013-05-02 11:12:39 AM  
1 vote:

RoyHobbs22: Wouldn't most of them look like skeletons?

Great minds.
2013-05-02 11:08:28 AM  
1 vote:
The threads were cooler back in the day.
2013-05-02 10:57:50 AM  
1 vote:
I've seen better 'shops in Fark contests.
2013-05-02 10:19:10 AM  
1 vote:
So, Shakespeare is a hipster?
2013-05-02 10:13:13 AM  
1 vote:

RexTalionis: In fact, I'm sure that picture of Tilda Swinton is where the "artist" got the hair.

The truth. He doth speaketh it.
2013-05-02 10:11:13 AM  
1 vote:
In fact, I'm sure that picture of Tilda Swinton is where the "artist" got the hair.
2013-05-02 10:07:22 AM  
1 vote:

brigid_fitch: Henry VIII is the worst of the lot but at least Elizabeth I ends up being Helen Mirren, so it's a decent trade.

Yeah, apparently the artist watched too much of The Tudors instead of remembering that Henry VIII could barely fit into his custom-made armor toward the end of his days.
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