PHOTOCHROM GUIDE TO : The Dutch seaside resort of Scheveningen, c. 1890.

D E T A I L : The beach, Scheveningen, Holland. Circa 1890.

Invented 140 years ago in 1880s Zurich, Photochrom, a.k.a. Fotochrom, Photochrome or Aäc process, is an old school process for colourizing black-and-white negatives via the direct photographic transfer of a negative onto lithographic printing plates. The process is a photographic variant of chromolithography (color lithography).

Creatively choosing colour & then using a mechanical process to apply that colour to a black & white photo rather than doing it by hand.

Colouring-in a monotone world.

The printer is the Detroit Publishing Co. of Michigan, Foriegn Section.

The beach, Scheveningen, Holland. Circa 1890.
Unknown photographer. Photochrom process photograph printed by Detroit Publishing Co.
The beach and Kursaal, Scheveningen, Holland. Circa 1890.
Unknown photographer. Photochrom process photograph printed by Detroit Publishing Co.
The beach and the hotels, Scheveningen, Holland. Circa 1890.
Unknown photographer. Photochrom process photograph printed by Detroit Publishing Co.
Pinken, Scheveningen, Holland. Circa 1890.
Unknown photographer. Photochrom process photograph printed by Detroit Publishing Co.
The beach, Scheveningen, Holland. Circa 1890.
Unknown photographer. Photochrom process photograph printed by Detroit Publishing Co.
The road into Scheveningen, Scheveningen, Holland.
The Kursaal, Scheveningen, Holland.
Hotel d’Orange, Scheveningen, Holland.
Le Kursaal, les hotels et la terrasse, Scheveningen, Holland.
The beach, Scheveningen, Holland.
Hotels, vuurtoren, and gedenknaald, 1830, Scheveningen, Holland.
Damesbaden, Scheveningen, Holland.
Rauch Hotel Scheveningen, Holland.

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