La plage d’Equihen, 1930

Marcel Meys :: La plage d’Equihen, Normandie, 1930. Tirage argentique original d’époque. (Photographer’s blindstamp on recto) | src eBay

Seascapes (autochrome), ca. 1910

Hugh C. Knowles :: Seascape (top) | Seaside study (bottom), ca. 1910. Autochromes. | src The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the V&A Museum
Hugh C. Knowles :: Seaside view (top) | Seascape (bottom), ca. 1910. Autochromes. | src The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the V&A Museum

Lartigue Summer Autochromes

Jacques-Henri Lartigue :: Nana, Bibi, Hendaye, July 1927. Stereoscopic autochrome plate. From: Lartigue. Life in Color. | src internet archive
Jacques-Henri Lartigue :: Bibi and Germaine, Cannes, July 1927. Stereoscopic autochrome plate. From: Lartigue. Life in Color. | src internet archive
Jacques-Henri Lartigue :: Bibi in Île Saint-Honorat, Cannes, 1927. Stereoscopic autochrome plate. From: Lartigue. Life in Color. | src internet archive.

Learning to swim, 1934-1935

Reg Speller :: Swimming lesson for youngsters at Brighton, August 20th, 1934. (Fox Photos) | src Getty Images
Reg Speller :: Swimming Moves. Swimmers from the Rosemand school in Littlehampton practice their swimming technique on the beach, 22nd July 1935. (Fox Photos) | src Getty Images

Day Dreaming, 1930s

Lionel Wendt :: Dreaming, 1933–34, photogravure, from Lionel Wendt’s Ceylon (London, Lincolns-Prager Publishers Ltd, 1950). | src British Art Studies
Lionel Wendt :: ‘Day-Dream’, Fonseka, Manel. Exhibition Catalogue Rediscovering Lionel Wendt, Lionel Wendt Memorial Fund, Colombo, 1994, p.4. | src Lionel Wendt Centre for the Arts
Another print, dated 1938, is titled ‘In Silent Places’ (bromide)

Christina O’Gorman, 1912-1913

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, July 13th, 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. Autochrome. | 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
Mervyn O’Gorman :: Christina in a red beach dress at Lulworth Cove, Dorset, in 1913. Autochrome. | src CNN via Flickr
Mervyn O’Gorman :: Christina in a garden surrounded by foliage and flowers, April 17th, 1912. The location for this photograph is not known but may possibly be the gardens of Rempstone Hall near Corfe Castle in Dorset. Lumière Autochrome. | src Flickr
Mervyn O’Gorman :: A portrait of Christina, gazing thoughtfully into an ornamental pond. The location for this photograph is not known but may possibly be the gardens of Rempstone Hall near Corfe Castle in Dorset. Lumière Autochrome. | src Flickr
Mervyn O’Gorman :: Christina O’Gorman with Chinese Wisteria, ca. 1912. Autochrome. (detail of the photograph below) | src CNN
Mervyn O’Gorman :: Christina O’Gorman (standing) in the garden leaning on wall with what seems to be a Chinese Wisteria, ca. 1912. Lumière Autochrome. | src Flickr
Mervyn O’Gorman :: Christina O’Gorman in the garden leaning on wall with what seems to be a Wisteria sinensis, ca. 1912. Lumière Autochrome. | src Flickr