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  • n. Plural form of autochrome.


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  • Rothschild was an enthusiastic amateur photographer who experimented in taking the pictures, called autochromes, and went about perfecting the new process of taking images.

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  • The autochromes at the Kasher Gallery come from the National Geographic Society, one of the great sponsors of ethnographic photography.

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  • Such as this Carte de Visites, as well as other Cabinet Cards, autochromes, daguerreotypes and such. at

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  • This image is one of a collection autochromes taken by dr.

    Skulls, Paul Sano, Stereo Autochrome, 1912

  • The processes vary, including, among others, the genuine colour images of French autochromes, and hand-tinted postcards and monochrome images (like this one of Mata Hari).

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  • The end result of his efforts was the creation of the Archives of the Planer, a group of 72,000 autochromes - "what is indisputably the most important collection of early color photographs in the world" (p. 16).


  • Victor Gray, co-ordinator of Exbury's forthcoming autochrome exhibition said: 'It's hard to explain the quality of the colour, and imagine the astonishment when autochromes were first displayed.

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  • Mr de Rothschild eventually accumulated 700 autochromes, and kept each carefully wrapped in newspaper to preserve the freshness of the tones.

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  • His autochromes lay forgotten in a cupboard in Exbury House until they were discovered by another Lionel de Rothschild, his grandson.

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  • Lionel changed his style of photography, as did many amateurs, but had the forethought to ensure his autochromes were carefully wrapped and stored.

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