Archive - Large Photochromes
Large Photocromes from around
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Progress:- We have around 1540 Photochromes in total so far,
across England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, indexed by county. We
are still sourcing small numbers of Photochromes, so the collection will
continue to grow.
The next best thing to a time machine
photography, as we know it, was not available until the second half of the 20th
century, while colour Photochromes date from over 50 years earlier,
most being produced between the last few years of the 19th century
(1890's) until early into the 20th century.
We have high resolution scans from surviving printed editions of
over 1,500 of these images covering England, Scotland, Wales and
Ireland. We also have access to a selection of the originals
that are a part of the Camera Images GBpictures Archive, one of the
finest art collections. We are grateful to them for permission to
include and licence, under a Creative Commons Licence, images up to the
sizes we have available.
Generally we have
the original scans or photos of them, or with only minor editing. We do have access to restored editions and you will often see them
in the article and location pages within Photographers Resource.
Time Travel Images
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How to find the editions you would
like to see
Images are arranged by
county, just go to the county map, click on a county, either on the map
or in the side bar and see smaller images, click on the smaller images to
see larger versions.