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M. Louis Lumiere in 1907: photograph taken at the time he developed the Autochrome process 
[L'Illustration (No 4836, 93rd year), p.301] 
1935, 9 November 
  
Magazine page, printed reproduction from an Autochrome glass plate - plaques Autochrome 
Private collection of Nadia Valla 
© L'Illustration 
  
 
LL/13541 
  
1895-1935, the 40st anniversary of the cinematograph: 14 pages of articles and documents on the LumiÞre brothers life and works and on the evolution of the cinema.
 
The test tubes in the image hold the the dyes from which were chosen those used to color the starch grain filterlettes sprinkled on to a sticky varnish, and the carbon black powder used to fill in the gaps left after the grains were crushed flat in a rolling mill. [William R. Alschuler, pers. Comm. 30 Dec 2009] 
 

 
  
 
  
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