Picnic on Stanmore Common

Made:
1929-05-20 in Stanmore Common
maker:
R E Owen
Picnic on Stanmore Common, 1929
      A Colorsnap colour photograph of members of the newly-formed Kodak Research Laboratory enjoying a picnic on Stanmore

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Picnic on Stanmore Common, 1929 A Colorsnap colour photograph of members of the newly-formed Kodak Research Laboratory enjoying a picnic on Stanmore
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A Colorsnap colour photograph of members of the newly-formed Kodak Research Laboratory enjoying a picnic on Stanmore Common, Greater London, taken by R E Owen on 20 May, 1929.

A Colorsnap colour photograph of a picnic on Stanmore Common in London, taken by R E Owen, 20 May 1929.

The photograph shows members of the newly formed Kodak Research Laboratory at the picnic.

The Colorsnap process was a 'tripack' colour process introduced by Colour Snapshots Limited in 1928. However, the process was so unreliable that the company employed people to hand-colour monochrome prints from the sharpest of the three negatives.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/6071/2
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford