'Mother and Child'

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Henry Essenhigh Corke (1883-1919); Autochrome

Collection of National 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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  1. dcdcfvfv [deleted] 35 months ago | reply

    Its Awesome...... i remember a saying .......

    - A baby is something you carry inside you for nine months, in your arms for three years and in your heart till the day you die.

  2. Nyske 34 months ago | reply

    Very beautiful!

  3. SJH Foto 33 months ago | reply

    Antiquated clothing aside, i would have thought it was shot today! Nice!

  4. fatimahalansary 32 months ago | reply

    wooow very naice this is photo :) I love my mam :)

  5. Soldisee 32 months ago | reply

    So pleased the media museum is currently safe!! This is a lovely image in any era.

  6. fenstermacher 32 months ago | reply

    Technique trumps technology. Digital imaging has made photography incredibly easy, but great photographs are still elusive.

  7. kristavanichinnsamy 30 months ago | reply

    Lovely cute Great image.

  8. Soledad Bezanilla 27 months ago | reply

    Woo bella ,magnifico trabajo

  9. paral_lax <°)>< 26 months ago | reply

    Thanx for sharing.

  10. تُل ~ 24 months ago | reply

    Lovely picture So CUTE
    I really like this old days
    Great ^_^

  11. NatureLover6 24 months ago | reply

    When was this picture taken??

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  13. dayaramalok 9 months ago | reply

    perfect,so cute1

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