Christina O’Gorman, 1913

Mervyn O’Gorman :: Portrait of Christina wearing a red cloak, 1913. Lumière Autochrome. | src The Dawn of Colour: Science and Media Museum
Mervyn O’Gorman :: Christina on the Beach, 1913. An evocative portrait taken on the beach at Lulworth Cove. Christina’s choice of swimming costume was a fortuitous one since red was a colour which the autochrome process captured particularly well. | src Science and Media Museum Blog
A red beach dress. Dreamlike snaps of a young woman in red posing at Lulworth Cove, Dorset, in 1913 have now been revealed as some of the earliest surviving colour photographs. | src CNN
Mervyn O’Gorman :: Christina on the Beach, 1913. The comparatively long exposure time has given the sea a glassy quality and the large aperture setting and narrow depth of field has put Durdle Door, in the background, into soft focus. | src Science and Media Museum Blog

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