40 Beautiful Photochromes of Ireland in the 1890s

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These postcards from The Library of Congress that captured landscapes and daily life of Ireland in the 1890s. They were created using the Photochrom process, a complex method of imbuing black-and-white photographs with relatively realistic color.

Though delicate and time-consuming, the Photochrom process resulted in color images of striking verisimilitude for a time when true color photography was in the earliest stages of development.

County Antrim. Royal Avenue, Belfast

County Antrim. Glenoe Village

County Antrim. Black Cave Tunnel

County Antrim. Cave Hill, Belfast

County Antrim. Dunluce Castle

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