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Hand-coloured photograph (here “improved” to remove stains and to vivify the colors) Monochrome (black and white) photography was first exemplified by the daguerreotype in 1839 and later improved by other methods.The majority of photography remained monochrome until the mid-20th century,although experiments were producing color photography as early as 1855 and some photographic processes produced images with an inherent overall colour like the blue of cyanotypes.In an
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attempt to create more realistic images, photographers and artists would hand-colour monochrome photographs.The first hand-coloured daguerreotypes are attributed to Swiss painter and printmaker Isenring,who used a mixture of gum arabic and pigments to colour daguerreotypes soon after their invention in 1839.Coloured powder was fixed on the delicate surface of the daguerreotype by the application of heat…

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Xguern66 says:
I'm so glad photos are coloured now - would hate to have to tint them by hand. Now with available software we can swap and change as we want to yippee!!! Fabulous page Rose-Marie.
Jan 17, 2014
Micheline 1 says:
Wonderful page!xx
Jan 16, 2014
Cheryl C says:
Wow stunning page
Jan 16, 2014
Lori47 says:
Wow - interesting information that I know about but forgot. Thanks for writing it down again and putting up a cute cherub face as the soul of a steam punk page! Lovely!
Jan 16, 2014
PoetryNMotion says:
wonderful page!
Jan 16, 2014
Lavender Passion says:
Beautiful lady & photo! Wonderful LO & page!
Jan 16, 2014
Heather63 says:
Beautiful page x
Jan 16, 2014
Melx Kyleca says:
Magic Gorgeous page :-}
Jan 16, 2014
valrushton says:
Gorgeous page!
Jan 16, 2014
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