Thursday, June 22, 2006

Colour Photography

Reputedly this is the 1st colour photograph. A Scottish ribbon, photographed by James Clerk Maxwell in 1861 in three separate lantern slides.


A Photochromoscope by Frederick E. Ives from 1892.


Another Photochromoscope by Ives, from 1897

2 Comments:

Blogger limbolo said...

The first colour photograph too...!
I recently discussed the matter of Scots primacy with our esteemed colleague Elliot McSandwidgebag.
I take this opportunity to recommend Lachlan Cowrie's remarkable history of fair Caledonia:
HOW THE SCOTS INVENTED THE WORLD AND EVERYTHING THAT"S IN IT.
ISBN: 7-82287-5098-4

6:27 pm  
Blogger Oscar Grillo said...

Och Aye!!!

6:44 pm  

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