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Early 1900s in Colour



Color photographs from up to 100 years ago! See pictures from the archives of Albert Kahn, who had collected 180,000 black and white photos and 72,000 autochrome plates by 1929. Autochrome was an early method of putting color into photos, involving potato starch in primary colors. It was first used by the Lumière brothers  in 1907. Link -via Metafilter

(Image credit: Musée Albert-Kahn)

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The past still exists somehow with such pictures.
Eery. I would want to immerse in these, just endlessly looking around and wondering about these people and those places so long ago.

When I was a child I just could not imagine that in the time before my own appearance let alone so long ago in the world there also was colour. The Past was Black and White- Only the Present had colour and the colours faded away with time.

Just amazing. Wow.
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I recommend to google about russian early 20th century photographer Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky. Most of his color photos are dated at the same time as Albert Kahn's. Really amazing as well.
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