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October 3, 2008

how remarkable this must have been

from VSL :: some of the first true color photographs :: circa 1907

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Posted by: bmon at October 3, 2008 7:05 PM

Those really *are* remarkable. What a window into the past. Strange how color changes it completely. Time is peculiar.

Posted by: Mark at October 3, 2008 11:26 PM

Still remarkably vibrant. Wonderful. Shocking, as well, with the Mongolian prisoner-in-a-box. But mostly wonderful. Thanks Ze!

Posted by: MJ at October 4, 2008 1:11 PM

incredibly beautiful. I yearn for this look in my work.

Posted by: Shelley Noble at October 4, 2008 4:07 PM

Yea, I like the Mongolian in a box. Maybe we should consider that for are worst criminals.

Posted by: hooper at October 6, 2008 12:02 PM

This was awesome...great find.

Posted by: Brian at October 10, 2008 7:29 PM

I've recently learned about early Russian color photography. Here's a link:


It's weird to see old scenes in a modern way.

Posted by: Christina at October 18, 2008 9:01 PM

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