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First Color Photographs of China, 1912 Albert Kahn

Posted by rod - 13.12.2012

First Color Photographs of China, 1912 by albert kahnFirst Color Photographs of China, 1912 by albert kahnFirst Color Photographs of China, 1912 by albert kahnFirst Color Photographs of China, 1912 by albert kahnFirst Color Photographs of China, 1912 by albert kahnFirst Color Photographs of China, 1912 by albert kahn

These images are most-probably the first Colour Photographs of China, taken in 1912 by Albert Kahn. “In 1909 the millionaire French banker and philanthropist Albert Kahn embarked on an ambitious project to create a colour photographic record of, and for, the peoples of the world.” Throughout the years Kahn took 72000 pictures, which were until recently relatively unheard of. Some of these pictures can be seen in his book “The wonderful world of Albert Kahn” and a few of his Mongolia images can be seen here.

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I would like to know how Tim Curry is doing since he had a stroke 3 years ago. I saw him recently in the news about him getting an award. I have been trying to find anything newsworthy about him since 2011. Would you consider doing some sort of retrospective of him? His life and times, his work in film and on the stage? I am very interested in him and should he give you an interview I, for one, would be over the moon! Please think about doing an article about this wonderful man!

At this page :
http://creativeroots.org/2012/12/first-color-photographs-of-china-1912-albert-kahn/
We demand you to remove the pictures of ancient China, belonging to Albert-Kahn Museum. Those pictures can’t be used without authorization.
Thank you.
The Albert-Kahn Museum team.

Lighten up Albert-Kahn Museum team. Be happy for the pub, bub.

shut the fuck up rico

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