St Cross, Winchester

Made:
c. 1910 in Winchester

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'St Cross, Winchester', about 1910 A photomechanical reproduction of an Autochrome colour photograph of St Cross, Winchester, Hampshire
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A photomechanical reproduction of an autochrome colour photograph entitled 'St Cross, Winchester', taken by Beatrice Cunnington and published by the Polytechnic School of Photography and Typography, c. 1910. The photograph shows the hospital of St Cross, established in the 12th century.

A photomechanical reproduction of an autochrome colour photograph entitled 'St Cross, Winchester', taken by Beatrice Cunnington and published by the Polytechnic School of Photography and Typography, c. 1910.

The photograph shows the hospital of St Cross, established in the 12th century.

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:
1990-5036/6071/27
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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