Early 1900s in Colour – All around the world : citynoise.org

http://citynoise.org/article/10598

“In the early part of the 20th century French-Jewish capitalist Albert Kahn set about to collect a photographic record of the world, the images were held in an ‘Archive of the Planet’. Before the 1929 stock market crash he was able to amass a collection of 180,000 metres of b/w film and more than 72,000 autochrome plates, the first industrial process for true colour photography.” The fact that these old photographs are in colour makes the past seem to be a little closer. Thanks to Pillauriz for the link 🙂

http://citynoise.org/article/10598

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