Garage forecourt

Made:
1929 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

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Garage forecourt, 1929 A Colorsnap colour photograph of a garage forecourt and petrol pumps, taken by an unknown photographer in 1929
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A Colorsnap colour photograph of a garage forecourt, taken by an unknown photographer in 1929. The photograph shows a man standing at one of the pumps.

A Colorsnap colour photograph of a garage forecourt, taken by an unknown photographer in 1929.

The photograph shows a man standing at one of the fuel pumps.

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:
1990-5036/6071/4
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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