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The first ever color pictures. Photo

Первые в истории цветные снимки. ФотоUnique historical footage.

English engineer and photographer Mervyn O’gorman (Mervyn O’gorman) (1871-1958) was a pioneer of color photography. Mervin was 42 when he decided to capture in colour photo shoot of their daughter Christina in 1913.

To create these photographs Mervyn used a technique called Autochrome, allowing you to make colored photos and patented by the French lumière brothers in 1903.

Первые в истории цветные снимки. Фото

Mervyn O’gorman took a photo of his daughter Christina on the beaches of southern England.

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The photos in this series were recognized as the oldest surviving color photos.

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In 2016, these photos turned 103 years old.

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Father specifically asked for Christina to wear clothes of bright red colors, because bright colors are best shown on photographs taken in the technique of Autochrome.

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In the Autochrome technique using a special glass plate, coated with potato starch and colorant.

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Mervyn died in 1958.

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How did the lives of Christina, is still unknown.

Первые в истории цветные снимки. Фото

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