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Iris and Janet sit in the garden of their family home, Bury Knowle, in Headington, Oxford. Laing, a gifted amateur photographer and artist, photographed her daughters many times in and around their home. The autochrome process (patented by the Lumière brothers in 1903) continued to be the most popular colour photographic process until the early 1930s.

Another autochrome photo: again genuine original colour: no tinting or colourisation. Iris & Janet Laing photographed by their mother, Ethelreda Laingm at Bury Knowle, in Headington in Oxford, 1914

New Orleans 1929, like it was yesterday (but humanity is ephemeral like that).

Louisiana - Two Creole women standing in the doorway to their Uptown home, New Orleans color autochrome, orig.

colorised 1910 photograph - exceptionally well done, it looks like a film still!

These are some of the earliest Autochrome photos showing the life in New York in the early A Monday washing, New York City,

Marie de Rothschild with her pet dog. 1910.

Marie de Rothschild at Gunnersbury (c. Color autochrome photo, not colorized