Their relative rarity makes the discovery of color images from the distant past perennially fascinating. In the final part (for now at least) of a three-part article, Barnaby Britton shows us a selection of images taken from a collection of 75 year-old color slides found in his grandmother's attic. Some better preserved than others, the photographs provide a unique glimpse into England in August 1939, on the eve of WWII. See photos and read more of the story...
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Color photography has been around in one form or another for a very long time, but has only been the norm for about forty years. Their relative rarity makes the discovery of older color images perennially fascinating. Editor Barnaby Britton found a large collection of 75-year-old color slides recently in his grandmother's attic. We showed you the first set last week. See part 2 of 'England in Color'
Color photography has been around in one form or another for a very long time, but has only been the norm for around forty years. Their relative rarity makes the discovery of older color images perennially fascinating. After all, early color offers us a view of the past in the colors and tones of our own experience and memories. Which brings us to a box that editor Barnaby Britton found recently in his Grandmother's attic. See photos and read more of the story
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