Wednesday, September 16, 2009

100 Years of Color

Taken in 1909 this scene along the Ostrechina river in Russia is one of many color photographs on display at the Newsweek website this week. These are some of the earliest color photographs in existence. Among the images is one of the only known color photographs of Leo Tolstoy! As we move through history the importance of outstanding recording is highlighted by these rare crisp glimpses into the past.

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