These Colour Photos of Paris Were Shot 100 Years Ago

Who could guess that the photos below were taken 100 years ago? Difficult to do since we upload the same quality images on Instagram nowadays.
In 1909 a very rich banker from France (Albert Kahn) came to the decision of creating a photo-record of our world using the trendy Autochrome Lumiere (new colour photography process). From the beginning of 1914, Albert’s photographers (Gimpel, Passet, Chevalier, Leon) started off by documenting Paris’s life by using colour filters made from dyed potato starch grains.
Scroll down to see the splendid results, fellow Lazy Penguins. “H/T”: messynessychic

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

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Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

Photos of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago

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