Four Tulips, ca. 1930

Leendert Blok :: Floriculture, tulips, flowers, bulbs. Four variegated tulips. Example of early color photography using the Autochrome process. [The Netherlands, about 1930]. | src Nationaal Archief ~ Collectie Spaarnestad and Flow Magazine

Blok applied this first practical color process to photograph flowers for Dutch growers in the Bollenstreek. Using orange, violet and green colored very fine potato starch granules which act as a filter and which are applied to a black and white positive on glass, an image is created that can be viewed as a color slide. | src Nationaal Archief ~ Collectie Spaarnestad and Flow Magazine

Leendert Blok :: Tulips. Absalon (above) and Gloria Nigrorum. The Netherlands, 1920-1935. Autochrome. Early colour photography. | src Box Galerie & The Garden of Delight
Leendert Blok :: Tulips. Absalon (above) and Gloria Nigrorum. The Netherlands, 1920-1935. Autochrome. Early colour photography. | src Box Galerie & The Garden of Delight

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