Marguerite Mespoulet  The old costume of Claddagh [Ireland]  1913, May  Autochrome  9 x 12   Musée Départmental Albert Kahn  musée Albert-Kahn - département des hauts-de-seine (inv 3641)

Marguerite Mespoulet The old costume of Claddagh [Ireland] May Autochrome 9 x 12 Mus& D& Albert Kahn mus& Albert-Kahn - d& des hauts-de-seine (inv

The entrance to the Passage du Caire at the corner of Rue d'Alexandrie and Rue Sainte-Foy in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris in 1914 | Albert Kahn

Autochrome photographs of Paris at the turn of the century: The entry of passage du Caire, number 33 Rue d’Alexandrie.

Actor - Kyoto Japan 1912 - Stéphane Passet - Autochrome - Albert Kahn project: Archives of the Planet. Musée Albert-Kahn

L'ère Meiji (1868-1912) : une révolution dans l'art japonais

No theater actor during a performance of the play “Mochizuki”, Kyoto, Stephane Passet’s autochrome, Albert Kahn collection.

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liquidnight:Paul Castelnau “ A soldier sits and eats his lunch in front of a damaged bookstore. Place Royale, Reims, France Autochrome, Glass Negative, 1917 [From the Réunion des Musées Nationaux] ”

Milksellers with Dogcart, Brussels, Belgium an Autochrome from 1890-1900, Library of Congress via Detroit Publishing Company

Belgian peddlers selling milk, ca. Photochrom from the late nineteenth century showing two peddlers selling milk from a dogcart near Brussels, Belgium. Dog-drawn carts were prohibited in Great Britain in the early on animal welfare grounds.

Robert Frank "City of London". 1951

(Robert Frank, City of London I admire the composition of the image and how everyone is facing the opposite way than the man in the top hat, it gives the photograph a sense of curiosity.

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First color photograph taken in Ireland. Main Ní Tuathail, a 14 year old girl from the Claddagh wearing traditional Claddagh dress. Galway, Ireland, May

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England France Algeria Benin India Mongolia Vietnam Albert Kahn embarked on an ambitious project to create a colour photographic record of, and for, the peoples of the world

Although it could be today, this is one of the first colour pictures taken  in China -- by Industrialist Albert Kahn over 100 years ago.

Although it could be today, this is one of the first colour pictures taken in China -- by Industrialist Albert Kahn over 100 years ago.

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