Colonel Rhodes' Lodge at Sonning

Made:
c. 1910 in Sonning
maker:
Unknown
'Colonel Rhodes' Lodge at Sonning', about 1910
      A photomechanical reproduction of an Autochrome colour photograph of a house at Sonning on Thames

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'Colonel Rhodes' Lodge at Sonning', about 1910 A photomechanical reproduction of an Autochrome colour photograph of a house at Sonning on Thames
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A photomechanical reproduction of an autochrome colour photograph entitled 'Colonel Rhodes' Lodge at Sonning', taken by an unknown photographer and published by the Polytechnic School of Photography and Typography, c. 1910. Two young girls stand outside the house in summer bonnets and white smocks.

A photomechanical reproduction of an autochrome colour photograph entitled 'Colonel Rhodes' Lodge at Sonning', taken by an unknown photographer and published by the Polytechnic School of Photography and Typography, c. 1910.

Two young girls stand outside the house in summer bonnets and white smocks.

The autochrome process was the first really practicable and commercially successful process for colour photography. Autochromes are transparent images on glass similar to lantern slides. This image is an early attempt to reproduce an Autochrome on paper.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/6071/25
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford