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Newcastle City Gaol and House of Correction Collection 1742 – 1878.
In 1905, photographer Otto Pfenninger designed and built a unique camera which used three color-separated plates to capture a full-color image in a single exposure.The following summer, he tested his new contraption on the sunny beaches and parks of Brighton, rendering leisurely and candid scenes in vivid (if somewhat warped) color.
A set of 61 portraits of prominent ladies, taken in the late 19th to early 20th C by the Bassano Studio in London.
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About a dozen photos. The Guardian
Photos from the early 20th century of locomotives built by Hawthorn Leslie locomotive works at Forth Banks, Newcastle upon Tyne. flickr collection.
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Photos shot by a National Geographic photographer with Autochrome; an early form of color photography.
A set of 267 photos of prominent people of the 1880s; part of the collection of the National Portrait Gallery, UK.
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