Photochrom or photochrome prints are a type of color prints that were very popular between 1890 and 1910. The photochrome process was mainly used to print postcards. Below is a collection of portraits creating using this process.
A girl from the Schwarzwald region in Germany
A milk seller in Brussels, Belgium
An Irish farmer
An old woman with a spinning wheel, Ireland
Dutch kids in Marken Island, Netherlands
Another girl from the Black Forest, Germany
Arrowmaker, an Ojibwa brave
Branding calves in Colorado, USA (detail)
Can’t get enough of these historic photos? Check out additional photochroms of North America, England, Ireland, Belgium, the European continent and of sailing boats and steamers in harbors.
19 November 2011