Vivid photochromes of Tyrol, 1890

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These amazing postcards depict the Princely County of Tyrol, an mountainous region of the Austro-Hungarian empire. The pictures were created using the Photochrom process, a revolutionary procedure that consists of producing ink-based images through the direct photographic transfer of an original negative onto litho and chromographic printing plates. Hans Jakob Schmid (1856-1924), who worked for […]

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