Images and Words: An Online History of Photography

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Focal PressRobert Hirsch Exploring Color Photography, Fifth edition (Focal Press, 2011)
Chapter: 2 Section: 6 Paragraph: 1452
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Gabriel Lippmann
Autoportrait
n.d.
Color glass plate (Lippmann process)
Musée de l'Elysée
© Gabriel Lippmann
 
The Musée de l'Elysée gives the date of this image as around 1892 but William R. Alschuler (pers. comm. 30 December 2009) pointed out that this image shows Lippmann when he was sick and elderly and he died in 1921. Based on this the date is most likely 1918-1921.
 
LL/7916
 
 

 
Gabriel Lippmann
Nature morte
1891-1899
Color glass plate (Lippmann process)
Musée de l'Elysée
© Gabriel Lippmann
 
LL/7915
 
 

 
Gabriel Lippmann
Paris
1891-1899
Color glass plate (Lippmann process)
Musée de l'Elysée
© Gabriel Lippmann
 
LL/7914
 
 

 
Gabriel Lippmann
Saint-Maxime
1891-1899
Color glass plate (Lippmann process)
Musée de l'Elysée
© Gabriel Lippmann
 
LL/7913
 
 

 
Anon.
These photomicrographs of the (a) Joly Color, magnified 20×, (b) Autochrome, magnified 50×, and (c) Finlay Colour, magnified 50×, allow a direct visual comparison of how each of these additive screen processes constructed a color image.
n.d.
George Eastman House
Courtesy of George Eastman House, Rochester, NY.
 
LL/41540
 
 
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