PHOTOCHROM GUIDE TO : The Moorish architecture of Seville, Spain, c. 1890.

D E T A I L . Sevilla. Alcazar. Salon de Embajadores

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).

Imaginatively selecting & mechanically colouring a black & white photo rather than doing it by hand.

The printer is PhotoGlob & Company of Zurich, the inventors of the process.

Sevilla. La Giralda. Circa 1890.
Unknown photographer. Photochrom process photograph printed by PhotoGlob & Compamy of Zurich.
Sevilla. Puerta del Perdón. Circa 1890.
Unknown photographer. Photochrom process photograph printed by PhotoGlob & Compamy of Zurich.
Sevilla. Alcázar. Salón de Embajadores. Circa 1890.
Unknown photographer. Photochrom process photograph printed by PhotoGlob & Compamy of Zurich.
Sevilla. Alcázar. Patio de las Doncellas. Circa 1890.
Unknown photographer. Photochrom process photograph printed by PhotoGlob & Compamy of Zurich.

Sevilla. Alcazar. Salon de Embajadores. Circa 1890.
Unknown photographer. Photochrom process photograph printed by PhotoGlob & Compamy of Zurich.

Sevilla. Alcázar. Patio de-las Muñecas. Circa 1890.
Unknown photographer. Photochrom process photograph printed by PhotoGlob & Compamy of Zurich.
Sevilla. Pórtico del Convento de Santa Paula. Circa 1890.
Unknown photographer. Photochrom process photograph printed by PhotoGlob & Compamy of Zurich.
La Giralda con la calle de Borceguineria, Sevilla. Circa 1890.
Unknown photographer. Photochrom process photograph printed by PhotoGlob & Compamy of Zurich.
Sevilla. Plaza del Triunfo con la Catedral. Circa 1890.
Unknown photographer. Photochrom process photograph printed by PhotoGlob & Compamy of Zurich.

Sevilla. Alcázar. Salón de Embajadores. Circa 1890.
Unknown photographer. Photochrom process photograph printed by PhotoGlob & Compamy of Zurich.
Sevilla. La Catedral. Circa 1890.
Unknown photographer. Photochrom process photograph printed by PhotoGlob & Compamy of Zurich.

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