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Past Exhibition

Autochromes: Color Photography Comes of Age

JULY 9–AUGUST 1, 1982

Evidence of a vanished age in nostalgic color portraits, landscapes and domestic scenes will be seen in the exhibition. Prints made from Autochrome plates dating from 1907 to the mid-1930s. All produced form the turn of the century original Autochrome process developed by French brothers Auguste and Louis Lumiere.
Photographs by Lumiere himself, portraits and landscapes by Arnold Genthe, Stefan Jasienki and Andre Meys, still lifes, and the first underwater color photographs are all included in this exhibition.