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Offline Maid of Kent

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Re: Kent Photochromes c.1890-1910
« Reply #4 on: August 29, 2018, 12:28:51 »
They are great. Have been on the site and had a wander thru' various counties that I am interested in. There were quite a few of Southend-on-Sea which I know well and to compare the difference. Some are quite old showing the pier before the Railway construction was started in 1888.

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« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2017, 20:47:42 »
A new one on me as well. Could this be the forerunner of Photolithography?

Offline StuarttheGrant

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Re: Kent Photochromes c.1890-1910
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2017, 20:21:08 »
t That's a new one on me the Photochrome system.
 Cant help admire the quality of the pictures produced very nice.
Thanks for the link.


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Kent Photochromes c.1890-1910
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2017, 23:21:53 »
The Photochrome process was half photography and half printing using up to 19 stone printing tablets, one for each colour, to produce an image.
More details @

79 Photochrome images of Kent are available to view @ Click on Kent.

Samples below BY Camera Images GBpictures Archive. Available under Creative Commons: BY-NC-SA.

Broadstairs York Gate.
Maidstone High Street.
Tunbridge Wells: Speldhurst Inn.

(Edit. odd. The photos show on my desktop but not on my tablet.)


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