Autochromes from the Te Papa collection

Robert Walrond, “Cleopatra” in Domain Cricket Ground, 1914, Autochrome, Te Papa A.018196

Te Papa’s beautiful collection of early colour photographs made using the autochrome process is the focus of new article published by the online journal The Public Domain Review.

The article can be accessed on either The Public Domain Review or OpenGlam.

In Domain Gardens, 1914, Auckland, by Robert Walrond. Purchased 1999 with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board funds. Te Papa (A.018189)

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