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'Mother and Child'

Henry Essenhigh Corke (1883-1919); Autochrome

Kodak collection, National Science and Media Museum

 

This is an autochrome, an early colour process which used a glass plate covered in microscopic, red, green and blue grains of potato starch.

 

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Taken circa 1910