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[Landscape, colour]

documentary heritage
  • Description

    Autochrome photograph of a landscape.

  • Other Id

    69447 (Presto content ID)

    PH-1979-4-1 (Reference Number)

    TR510 L263 (Library of Congress Call Number)

    72284 (DBTextworks system ID)

  • Department

Images and documents

Images

Catalogue

  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    [Landscape, colour]
  • Primary Maker

     George St John Biggs (Photographer)

  • Date
    Circa 1908
  • Physical Description

    98 mm. x 145 mm.

  • Level of Current Record
    Child
  • Is Part Of
  • Media/Materials
  • Technique
  • Subject Category
  • Public Access Text

    Positive transparency made by a panchromatic emulsion process of additive colour using dyed starch grains to act as primary colours (red, blue and green).

    Attributed to St. John-Biggs as a known maker of autochrome plates in this period and mention in library correspondence, 25/02/1980.

  • Subject Notes
    St. John-Biggs was an avid colour photographer who produced autochrome plates in 1908 when he was a member of the Society of Colour Photography in Great Britain.
  • Copyright
    No known copyright restrictions
  • Credit Line
    Attributed to PH-1979-4 (St. John-Biggs negatives)
  • Last Update
    11 May 2023

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