Photograph Albums of Charles Urban Trading Co

Photograph Albums of Charles Urban Trading Co, Kinemacolor House and the Urban Bioscope in Manchuria etc, 1895-1915. Part of Charles Urban Archive.

Kinemacolor was the first successful colour motion picture process, used commercially from 1908 to 1914. It was invented by George Albert Smith in 1906. It was launched by Charles Urban's Urban Trading Co. of London in 1908. From 1909 on, the process was known and trademarked as Kinemacolor (The Natural Color Kinematograph Company Limited). It was a two-colour additive colour process, photographing and projecting a black-and-white film behind alternating red and green filters.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
2005-5002/11
type:
collection
credit:
Charles Urban

Parts

Photograph album relating to Charles Urban Trading Company Ltd

Photograph album relating to Charles Urban Trading Company Ltd

Photograph Album featuring interior and exterior views of The Warwick Trading Company Ltd, Charles Urban Trading Company Ltd, The Urban Institute, The Kineto Company of America, Inc, Kinemacolor House, London, and the Theatre Edouard VII, Paris, House of Kinemacolor, [57p 100 illustrations] 1 booklet The Home of Kinematography/London: Charles Urban Trading Company Ltd. 28p illus.

Measurements:
overall: 256 mm x 315 mm x 43 mm,
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , cardboard , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2
type:
photograph albums
Photograph of a Phonograph and Kinetoscope parlour

Photograph of a Phonograph and Kinetoscope parlour

Blue-tinted photogravure titled 'Phonograph and Kinetoscope Parlour'. Michigan Electric Co., 101 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan, 1895. Charles Urban, Manger.

Measurements:
overall: 150 mm x 188 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/1
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
First offices of the Warwick Trading Co Ltd

First offices of the Warwick Trading Co Ltd

Photograph showing the exterior of the first offices of the Warwick Trading Co Ltd. 1 Warwick Court, W.C., High Holborn. Charles Urban appointed managing director in 1897.

Measurements:
overall: 118 mm x 200 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/2
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Warwick Trading Co Ltd stall at trade exhibition

Warwick Trading Co Ltd stall at trade exhibition

Photograph showing the Warwick Trading Co Ltd stall at an unidentified trade exhibition. An Urban Bioscope is prominently on display.

Measurements:
overall: 209 mm x 150 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/8
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Charles Urban examining Edison and Lumiere films

Charles Urban examining Edison and Lumiere films

Photograph showing employees of the the Warwick Trading Co Ltd. Charles urban (far ledt) examines Edison and Lumiere films, for which the Warwick Trading Co were England's agents.

Measurements:
overall: 226 mm x 270 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/9
type:
photograph albums
Image ©
The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Board of Directors, Warwick Trading Co Ltd

Board of Directors, Warwick Trading Co Ltd

Photograph a Board of Directors meeting at the Warwick Trading Co in High Holborn. Picture R-L: Mr. J.D. Baucus (Chairman), Mr. Herman Kimble (Director), and Charles Urban (Managing Director).

Measurements:
overall: 226 mm x 270 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/11
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Charles Urban at the Warwick Trading Co

Charles Urban at the Warwick Trading Co

Photograph showing Charles urban (centre) and two unidentified men in discussion at the Warwick Trading Co Ltd offices in High Holborn.

Measurements:
overall: 226 mm x 270 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/13
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Urban Institute

Urban Institute

Photograph showing the grand stone building of the Urban Institute. Caption on photo reads: The beautiful building designed by Stanford White and built at a cost of $500,000, situated at Irvington-on-the-Hudson -- the new laboratory and works of the Urban Motion Picture Industries, Inc. -- where Movie Chats, Kineto Reviews and Urban Science Series are published.

Measurements:
overall: 195 mm x 245 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/17
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Urban Motion Picture Industries, Inc.

Urban Motion Picture Industries, Inc.

Tearsheet advetisement for the Urban Motion Picture Industries, Inc. Images show executive offices, machine shop, and film and spirograph record laboratories. Located in Irvington-on-Hudson, New York.

Measurements:
overall: 257 mm x 215 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/22
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Urban Motion Picture Industries, Inc. - Interior

Urban Motion Picture Industries, Inc. - Interior

Interior view of one of the Urban Motion Picture Industries, Inc.. buildings. Image shows a grand staircase in art deco style. Located in Irvington-on-Hudson, New York.

Measurements:
overall: 245 mm x 181 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/23
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Doan & Urban, Stationers

Doan & Urban, Stationers

Photograph mounted on card. Image shows storefront of Doan & Urban, Stationers. Two men (one may be Charles Urban) and a boy stand in doorfame. Mount is annotated in ink 'Detroit, August 26th '93'.

Measurements:
overall: 165 mm x 215 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/24
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
United Typewriter and Supplies Co.

United Typewriter and Supplies Co.

Photograph mounted on card. Image shows storefront of United Typewriter and Supplies Co., managed by John Doan.Six men are pictured in front of the store. One, presumably, is John Doan.

Measurements:
overall: 202 mm x 253 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/25
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Charles Urban holiday advertisement

Charles Urban holiday advertisement

Rotogravure advertisement mounted on card. Advertisement contains the slogan "We put the world before you". "With compliments of the season, Charles Urban". Image shows urban seated in a chair and holding a globe in his hand.

Measurements:
overall: 240 mm x 187 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/26
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Switch board of generating plant at Urban Motion Picture Industries

Switch board of generating plant at Urban Motion Picture Industries

Silver gelatin photograph showing the switch board of the generating plant at Urban Motion Picture Industries, Irvington-on-Hudson, New York. Page is annotated in black ink and dated 1927.

Measurements:
overall: 204 mm x 253 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/27
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Urban Motion Picture Industries electrical plant machinery

Urban Motion Picture Industries electrical plant machinery

Silver gelatin photograph showing Roeg machinery in the electric plant at Urban Motion Picture Industries, Irvington-on-Hudson, New York.

Measurements:
overall: 202 mm x 255 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/28
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Urban Motion Picture Industries electrical plant machinery

Urban Motion Picture Industries electrical plant machinery

Silver gelatin photograph showing Roeg machinery in the electric plant at Urban Motion Picture Industries, Irvington-on-Hudson, New York.

Measurements:
overall: 202 mm x 255 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/29
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Brochure for Kineto Company of America, Inc.

Brochure for Kineto Company of America, Inc.

Paper brochure for the Kineto Company of America, Inc. Located at 71 West 23rd Street, New York. Film laboratory owned and operated by The Urban Motion Picture Industries, Inc. Three pages, glued to album page.

Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/30
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Kineto-Film printing room laboratories

Kineto-Film printing room laboratories

Silver gelatin photograph showing female employees in the Kineto-Film printing room laboratories, located on the 20th floor of the Masonic Building in New York City.

Measurements:
overall: 260 mm x 205 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/31
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Stage setting at Scala Theatre for Kinemacolor Delhi Durbar series

Stage setting at Scala Theatre for Kinemacolor Delhi Durbar series

Silver gelatin panoramic photograph showing the stage setting for the presentation of Charles Urban's Kinemacolor 'Delhi Durbar' series. The screenings ran for 15 months from 1911-1912 at the Scala Theatre in London. According to the hand-written caption on the right side of the image, the screen was displayed by sliding panels to both sides instead of using a curtain. Stamp for photographer 'White' on bottom right corner across both photographs.

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Kinemacolor was the first successful colour motion picture process, used commercially from 1908 to 1914. It was invented by George Albert Smith in 1906. It was launched by Charles Urban's Urban Trading Co. of London in 1908. From 1909 on, the process was known and trademarked as Kinemacolor (The Natural Color Kinematograph Company Limited). It was a two-colour additive colour process, photographing and projecting a black-and-white film behind alternating red and green filters.

Measurements:
overall: 230 mm x 260 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/36
type:
photograph albums
Image ©
National Media Museum
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Lobby of Kineto Company of America, Ltd.

Lobby of Kineto Company of America, Ltd.

Silver gelatin photograph showing the lobby of the Kineto Company of America, Ltd. Located in the Masonic Building, New York City. Image was torn in half, with bottom half inserted opposite the rest of the photograph so that the photograph would fit in the album.

Measurements:
overall: 372 mm x 245 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/39
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Congres International des Editeurs de Films

Congres International des Editeurs de Films

Photogravure print showing the attendees of the 1909 International Film Congress in Paris, France. Charles Urban is pictured front row, fourth from right. Other filmmakers pictured include Carlo Sciamengo, Alfredo Gandolfi, Charles Jourjon, Charles Helfer, Georges Méliès, Arturo Ambrosio, Will Barker, Robert Paul, Cecil Hepworth, A.C. Bromhead, George Cricks, James Williamson, George Eastman and Charles Pathe.

Measurements:
overall: 190 mm x 214 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/41
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Charles Urban aboard the SS Kaiser Wilhelm II

Charles Urban aboard the SS Kaiser Wilhelm II

Silver gelatin photograph showing Charles Urban (left) on board the North German ship SS Kaiser Wilhelm II, for the film showing the first Atlantic trip to New York from Bremen, Germany, 1905.

Measurements:
overall: 228 mm x 290 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/46
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
George Melies' 'Star Film' studio

George Melies' 'Star Film' studio

Sepia-toned photograph dated 1905, showing the construction of Georges Méliès' "Star Film" studios in Paris. Méliès is pictured on the far left.

Measurements:
overall: 167 mm x 230 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/48
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Natural Color Kinematograph Co. Ltd.

Natural Color Kinematograph Co. Ltd.

Silver gelatin photograph showing Charles Urban's Natural Color Kinematograph Co. Ltd. premises. Located at 80-82 Wardour Street, Soho, Londo. Photograph is dated 1909.

Measurements:
overall: 213 mm x 160 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/49
type:
photograph albums
Image ©
National Media Museum
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Private theatre for viewing Kinemacolor films

Private theatre for viewing Kinemacolor films

Silver gelatin photograph showing a private screening room for viewing Kinemacolor films. Part of Charles Urban's Natural Color Kinematograph Co. Ltd., 80-82 Wardour Street, London. An advertisement for the Kinemacolor film of the Delhi Durbar can be seen on the right.

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Kinemacolor was the first successful colour motion picture process, used commercially from 1908 to 1914. It was invented by George Albert Smith in 1906. It was launched by Charles Urban's Urban Trading Co. of London in 1908. From 1909 on, the process was known and trademarked as Kinemacolor (The Natural Color Kinematograph Company Limited). It was a two-colour additive colour process, photographing and projecting a black-and-white film behind alternating red and green filters.

Measurements:
overall: 160 mm x 211 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/50
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Natural Color Kinematograph Co., Ltd.

Natural Color Kinematograph Co., Ltd.

Silver gelatin photograph showing J. Hickey (left), manager of the Kineto Department at Charles Urban's Natural Color Kinematograph Co., Ltd. premises in Wardour Street, Soho, London.

Measurements:
overall: 163 mm x 213 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/51
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Film Sales Department, Urbanora House

Film Sales Department, Urbanora House

Silver gelatin photograph by Topical Press, dated ca. 1909. Image shows the Film Sales Department at Urbanora House, Wardour Street, London. Home of Charles Urban's cinematograph trade business and Kinemacolor.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/52
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Kinemacolor House, Paris

Kinemacolor House, Paris

Silver gelatin photograph showing Kinemacolor House, the Parisian offices of Urban Companies, 1912.

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Kinemacolor was the first successful colour motion picture process, used commercially from 1908 to 1914. It was invented by George Albert Smith in 1906. It was launched by Charles Urban's Urban Trading Co. of London in 1908. From 1909 on, the process was known and trademarked as Kinemacolor (The Natural Color Kinematograph Company Limited). It was a two-colour additive colour process, photographing and projecting a black-and-white film behind alternating red and green filters.

Measurements:
overall: 131 mm x 181 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/53
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
General Offices, Urbanora House

General Offices, Urbanora House

Silver gelatin photograph by Topical Press, dated ca. 1909. Image shows the General Offices at Urbanora House, Wardour Street, London. Home of Charles Urban's cinematograph trade business and Kinemacolor.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/54
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Book Keeping Office, Urbanora House

Book Keeping Office, Urbanora House

Silver gelatin photograph by Topical Press, dated ca. 1909. Image shows the Book Keeping Office at Urbanora House, Wardour Street, London. Home of Charles Urban's cinematograph trade business and Kinemacolor.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/55
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Assistant Mangers Office, Urbanora House

Assistant Mangers Office, Urbanora House

Silver gelatin photograph by Topical Press, dated ca. 1909. Image shows the Assistant Mangers Office at Urbanora House, Wardour Street, London. Home of Charles Urban's cinematograph trade business and Kinemacolor.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/56
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Typing and Publicity Department, Urbanora House

Typing and Publicity Department, Urbanora House

Silver gelatin photograph by Topical Press, dated ca. 1909. Image shows employees at work in the Typing and Publicity Department at Urbanora House, Wardour Street, London. Home of Charles Urban's cinematograph trade business and Kinemacolor.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/57
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Correspondence Department, Urbanora House

Correspondence Department, Urbanora House

Silver gelatin photograph by Topical Press, dated ca. 1909. Image shows employees at work in the Correspondence Department at Urbanora House, Wardour Street, London. Home of Charles Urban's cinematograph trade business and Kinemacolor.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/58
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Urbanora House

Urbanora House

Silver gelatin photograph by Topical Press, dated ca. 1909. Image shows the Private Secratary's office and Foreign Department at Urbanora House, Wardour Street, London. Hand-written note on opposite page reads: "Built by Charles Urban specifically for the Cinematograph Trade. Urban was the Pioneer film firm in Wardour Street. Opened July 23rd 1908, with the first pictures in natural colours."

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/59
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Board of Directors Room, Urbanora House

Board of Directors Room, Urbanora House

Silver gelatin photograph by Topical Press, dated ca. 1909. Image shows the Board of Directors Room at Urbanora House, Wardour Street, London. Home of Charles Urban's cinematograph trade business and Kinemacolor.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/60
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Charles Urban in his private office, Urbanora House

Charles Urban in his private office, Urbanora House

Silver gelatin photograph by Topical Press, dated ca. 1909. Image shows Charles Urban in his private office at Urbanora House, Wardour Street, London. Home of Urban's cinematograph trade business and Kinemacolor.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/61
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Mechanic Assembling Stores, Urbanora House

Mechanic Assembling Stores, Urbanora House

Silver gelatin photograph by Topical Press, dated ca. 1909. Image shows the Mechanic Assembling Stores at Urbanora House, Wardour Street, London. Home of Charles Urban's cinematograph trade business and Kinemacolor.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/62
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Mechanical Experimental Department, Urbanora House

Mechanical Experimental Department, Urbanora House

Silver gelatin photograph by Topical Press, dated ca. 1909. Image shows the Mechanical Experimental Department at Urbanora House, Wardour Street, London. Home of Charles Urban's cinematograph trade business and Kinemacolor.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/63
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Negative Editing Room, Urbanora House

Negative Editing Room, Urbanora House

Silver gelatin photograph by Topical Press, dated ca. 1909. Image shows employees at work in the Negative Editing Room at Urbanora House, Wardour Street, London. Home of Charles Urban's cinematograph trade business and Kinemacolor.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/64
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Perforating Room, Urbanora House

Perforating Room, Urbanora House

Silver gelatin photograph by Topical Press, dated ca. 1909. Image shows a section of the Perforating Room at Urbanora House, Wardour Street, London. Home of Charles Urban's cinematograph trade business and Kinemacolor. The room contained 20 film perforating machines.

Measurements:
overall: 300 mm x 235 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/65
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Film Printing Room, Urbanora House

Film Printing Room, Urbanora House

Silver gelatin photograph by Topical Press, dated ca. 1909. Image shows a section of the Film Printing Room at Urbanora House, Wardour Street, London. Home of Charles Urban's cinematograph trade business and Kinemacolor. The room contained 20 printers.

Measurements:
overall: 300 mm x 235 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/66
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Film Developing Room, Urbanora House

Film Developing Room, Urbanora House

Silver gelatin photograph by Topical Press, dated ca. 1909. Image shows the Film Developing Room at Urbanora House, Wardour Street, London. Home of Charles Urban's cinematograph trade business and Kinemacolor.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/67
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Film Drying, Urbanora House

Film Drying, Urbanora House

Silver gelatin photograph by Topical Press, dated ca. 1909. Image shows one of two five-drum film drying rooms at Urbanora House, Wardour Street, London. Home of Charles Urban's cinematograph trade business and Kinemacolor.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/68
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Film Joining and Reeling, Urbanora House

Film Joining and Reeling, Urbanora House

Silver gelatin photograph by Topical Press, dated ca. 1909. Image shows employees engaged in film joining and reeling at Urbanora House, Wardour Street, London. Home of Charles Urban's cinematograph trade business and Kinemacolor.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/69
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Film Joining, Urbanora House

Film Joining, Urbanora House

Silver gelatin photograph by Topical Press, dated ca. 1909. Image shows employees engaged in joining strips of film together at Urbanora House, Wardour Street, London. Home of Charles Urban's cinematograph trade business and Kinemacolor.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/70
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Inspecting colour film, Urbanora House

Inspecting colour film, Urbanora House

Silver gelatin photograph by Topical Press, dated ca. 1909. Image shows employees inspecting colour film in the Library Department at Urbanora House, Wardour Street, London. Home of Charles Urban's cinematograph trade business and Kinemacolor.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/71
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Packing Room of Stores Building, Urbanora House

Packing Room of Stores Building, Urbanora House

Silver gelatin photograph by Topical Press, dated ca. 1909. Image shows the Packing Room of the Stores Building (rear of offices) at Urbanora House, Wardour Street, London. Home of Charles Urban's cinematograph trade business and Kinemacolor.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/72
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Negative vault (interior), Kinemacolor House

Negative vault (interior), Kinemacolor House

Silver gelatin photograph showing an interior view of the film negative vault at Kinemacolor House, Paris.

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Kinemacolor was the first successful colour motion picture process, used commercially from 1908 to 1914. It was invented by George Albert Smith in 1906. It was launched by Charles Urban's Urban Trading Co. of London in 1908. From 1909 on, the process was known and trademarked as Kinemacolor (The Natural Color Kinematograph Company Limited). It was a two-colour additive colour process, photographing and projecting a black-and-white film behind alternating red and green filters.

Measurements:
overall: 230 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/74
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Inspecting 'Kinemacolor' films

Inspecting 'Kinemacolor' films

Silver gelatin photograph showing employees inspecting Kinemacolor films at Kinemacolor House, Paris. Kinemacolor reels could hold up to 2000 feet of film.

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Kinemacolor was the first successful colour motion picture process, used commercially from 1908 to 1914. It was invented by George Albert Smith in 1906. It was launched by Charles Urban's Urban Trading Co. of London in 1908. From 1909 on, the process was known and trademarked as Kinemacolor (The Natural Color Kinematograph Company Limited). It was a two-colour additive colour process, photographing and projecting a black-and-white film behind alternating red and green filters.

Measurements:
overall: 183 mm x 234 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/75
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Exterior of Theatre Edouard VII

Exterior of Theatre Edouard VII

Silver gelatin photograph showing the exterior of Theatre Edouard VII, Paris. Home of Kinemacolor from 1913-1914. Built by Charles Urban, furnished and decorated by Maples-London.

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Kinemacolor was the first successful colour motion picture process, used commercially from 1908 to 1914. It was invented by George Albert Smith in 1906. It was launched by Charles Urban's Urban Trading Co. of London in 1908. From 1909 on, the process was known and trademarked as Kinemacolor (The Natural Color Kinematograph Company Limited). It was a two-colour additive colour process, photographing and projecting a black-and-white film behind alternating red and green filters.

Measurements:
overall: 300 mm x 235 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/76
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Exterior of Theatre Edouard VII

Exterior of Theatre Edouard VII

Silver gelatin photograph showing the exterior of Theatre Edouard VII, Paris. Home of Kinemacolor from 1913-1914. Built by Charles Urban, furnished and decorated by Maples-London.

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Kinemacolor was the first successful colour motion picture process, used commercially from 1908 to 1914. It was invented by George Albert Smith in 1906. It was launched by Charles Urban's Urban Trading Co. of London in 1908. From 1909 on, the process was known and trademarked as Kinemacolor (The Natural Color Kinematograph Company Limited). It was a two-colour additive colour process, photographing and projecting a black-and-white film behind alternating red and green filters.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/77
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Exterior of Theatre Edouard VII

Exterior of Theatre Edouard VII

Silver gelatin photograph showing the exterior of Theatre Edouard VII, Paris. Home of Kinemacolor from 1913-1914. Built by Charles Urban, furnished and decorated by Maples-London.

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Kinemacolor was the first successful colour motion picture process, used commercially from 1908 to 1914. It was invented by George Albert Smith in 1906. It was launched by Charles Urban's Urban Trading Co. of London in 1908. From 1909 on, the process was known and trademarked as Kinemacolor (The Natural Color Kinematograph Company Limited). It was a two-colour additive colour process, photographing and projecting a black-and-white film behind alternating red and green filters.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/78
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Exterior of Theatre Edouard VII

Exterior of Theatre Edouard VII

Silver gelatin photograph showing the exterior of Theatre Edouard VII, Paris. Home of Kinemacolor from 1913-1914. Built by Charles Urban, furnished and decorated by Maples-London.

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Kinemacolor was the first successful colour motion picture process, used commercially from 1908 to 1914. It was invented by George Albert Smith in 1906. It was launched by Charles Urban's Urban Trading Co. of London in 1908. From 1909 on, the process was known and trademarked as Kinemacolor (The Natural Color Kinematograph Company Limited). It was a two-colour additive colour process, photographing and projecting a black-and-white film behind alternating red and green filters.

Measurements:
overall: 300 mm x 235 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/79
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Lobby of Theatre Edouard VII

Lobby of Theatre Edouard VII

Silver gelatin photograph showing the interior lobby of Theatre Edouard VII, Paris. Home of Kinemacolor from 1913-1914. Built by Charles Urban, furnished and decorated by Maples-London.

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Kinemacolor was the first successful colour motion picture process, used commercially from 1908 to 1914. It was invented by George Albert Smith in 1906. It was launched by Charles Urban's Urban Trading Co. of London in 1908. From 1909 on, the process was known and trademarked as Kinemacolor (The Natural Color Kinematograph Company Limited). It was a two-colour additive colour process, photographing and projecting a black-and-white film behind alternating red and green filters.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/80
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Lobby of Theatre Edouard VII

Lobby of Theatre Edouard VII

Silver gelatin photograph showing the interior lobby of Theatre Edouard VII, Paris. Home of Kinemacolor from 1913-1914. Built by Charles Urban, furnished and decorated by Maples-London.

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Kinemacolor was the first successful colour motion picture process, used commercially from 1908 to 1914. It was invented by George Albert Smith in 1906. It was launched by Charles Urban's Urban Trading Co. of London in 1908. From 1909 on, the process was known and trademarked as Kinemacolor (The Natural Color Kinematograph Company Limited). It was a two-colour additive colour process, photographing and projecting a black-and-white film behind alternating red and green filters.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/81
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Interior of Theatre Edouard VII

Interior of Theatre Edouard VII

Silver gelatin photograph showing the interior of Theatre Edouard VII, Paris. View of the seats taken from the stage. Home of Kinemacolor from 1913-1914. Built by Charles Urban, furnished and decorated by Maples-London.

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Kinemacolor was the first successful colour motion picture process, used commercially from 1908 to 1914. It was invented by George Albert Smith in 1906. It was launched by Charles Urban's Urban Trading Co. of London in 1908. From 1909 on, the process was known and trademarked as Kinemacolor (The Natural Color Kinematograph Company Limited). It was a two-colour additive colour process, photographing and projecting a black-and-white film behind alternating red and green filters.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/82
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Box seats inside Theatre Edouard VII

Box seats inside Theatre Edouard VII

Silver gelatin photograph showing the box seats inside Theatre Edouard VII, Paris. Home of Kinemacolor from 1913-1914. Built by Charles Urban, furnished and decorated by Maples-London.

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Kinemacolor was the first successful colour motion picture process, used commercially from 1908 to 1914. It was invented by George Albert Smith in 1906. It was launched by Charles Urban's Urban Trading Co. of London in 1908. From 1909 on, the process was known and trademarked as Kinemacolor (The Natural Color Kinematograph Company Limited). It was a two-colour additive colour process, photographing and projecting a black-and-white film behind alternating red and green filters.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/83
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
View of the stage inside Theatre Edouard VII

View of the stage inside Theatre Edouard VII

Silver gelatin photograph showing a view of the stage inside Theatre Edouard VII, Paris. Home of Kinemacolor from 1913-1914. Built by Charles Urban, furnished and decorated by Maples-London.

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Kinemacolor was the first successful colour motion picture process, used commercially from 1908 to 1914. It was invented by George Albert Smith in 1906. It was launched by Charles Urban's Urban Trading Co. of London in 1908. From 1909 on, the process was known and trademarked as Kinemacolor (The Natural Color Kinematograph Company Limited). It was a two-colour additive colour process, photographing and projecting a black-and-white film behind alternating red and green filters.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/84
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2
Lounge seating inside Theatre Edouard VII

Lounge seating inside Theatre Edouard VII

Silver gelatin photograph showing lounge seating outside the cinema at Theatre Edouard VII, Paris. Home of Kinemacolor from 1913-1914. Built by Charles Urban, furnished and decorated by Maples-London.

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Kinemacolor was the first successful colour motion picture process, used commercially from 1908 to 1914. It was invented by George Albert Smith in 1906. It was launched by Charles Urban's Urban Trading Co. of London in 1908. From 1909 on, the process was known and trademarked as Kinemacolor (The Natural Color Kinematograph Company Limited). It was a two-colour additive colour process, photographing and projecting a black-and-white film behind alternating red and green filters.

Measurements:
overall: 235 mm x 300 mm
Materials:
paper (fibre product) , metal (unknown) and ink
Object Number:
2005-5002/11/2/85
type:
photograph albums
Part of:
2005-5002/11/2