Albert Kahn in Ireland 1913

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Traditional Irish knitwear, An Spidéal, Co. Galway, 1 May Old colour photos of Ireland in 1913 Traditional Irish Clothing, Traditional Outfits, First Color Photograph, Albert Kahn, Old Irish, Images Of Ireland, Irish People, Irish Cottage, Irish Roots

Old colour photos of Ireland in 1913

These images, which represent the first ever colour photographs taken in Ireland, were taken in 1913 by two French women, Marguerite Mespoulet and Madeleine Mignon-Alba, who used newly available autochrome colour plates. The novice photographers recorded life and historic sites on their two month journey through Ireland from Connemara to the Boyne Valley. They arrived in Ireland to take part in a world-wide project entitled ‘the Archives of the Planet’. The project was the brainchild of the…

These images, which represent the first ever colour photographs taken in Ireland, were taken in 1913 by two French women, Marguerite Mespou. Epic Photos, Old Photos, Galway Ireland, Portraits, Irish Traditions, Photo Projects, Norway, Europe, Athlone Ireland

Currach transporting turf, River Shannon, near Athlone, Ireland, June 1913

These images, which represent the first ever colour photographs taken in Ireland, were taken in 1913 by two French women, Marguerite Mespou. Photosynthesis, Old Photos, Galway Ireland, World, Nature, Colour, Genealogy, Rugby, Farming

Roundtower, Roscam, near Oranmore, Galway, Ireland, 27 May 1913