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November 18, 2014

Life in Early Color Photography

While Levi Hill supposedly invented color photography in the 1850s, it was the Lumiere brothers who devised the first commercially viable photographic process. Here's a collection of interesting color photographs in the early 20th century.

Women under a tree, c. 1915.

A woman and boy in a chair, c. 1915.

A woman and flowers, c. 1915.

Children and teachers, c. 1910.

A woman in red dress, c. 1915.

Silver Lake,1907-1932.

Women with a Happy Easter/Buy Kodak sign, c. 1917.

Seneca pool, 1924.

A woman in a greenhouse, c.1910.

A girl with dolls, c. 1910.

The Palace of Horticulture at the Pan American Exposition in San Francisco, 1915.

A woman on a rock in a garden, c. 1910-15.

A man and his dogs, c. 1915.

Foolish House at the Ontario Beach Park, 1910.

Letchworth State Park, New York, c. 1915.

An urban outdoor market, c. 1910.

A woman in costume, c. 1915.

A row of young women, 1907-1932.

A popular beach, c. 1915.

A baby, c. 1915.

Swimmers at Fine View, 1907-1932.

A young couple, c. 1920.

Charles Zoller with his bicycle, c. 1920.

Sisters, c. 1909, Killara, Australia.

A nurse and child, c. 1907-1932, by Charles C. Zoller.

Nurses and "Uncle Sam" at a WWI support parade, US, c. 1917, by Charles C. Zoller.

Family group, c. 1915.

Native American man, c. 1910, by Mrs. Benjamin F. Russell.

Woman in a throne, c. 1915.

Arnett YMCA, USA, 1907-1932.

Villa Bonnier, Stockholm, c. 1930.

Louis Lumiere, of the Lumiere brothers, inventors, film innovators, and creators of the autochrome itself. c. 1910.

Woman with a crazy pinecone-feather hat, c. 1910.

Street and castle view, Foix, France, c. 1903, by Eugene Trutat.


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