noun[usually as modifier]
- 1An early form of color photography using plates coated with dyed starch grains, patented by the Lumière brothers in 1904: the autochrome processMore example sentences
- The actual colour photos were done using Auguste and Louis Lumière's autochrome process.
- Made using the potato-based autochrome photographic process invented by the Lumiere brothers in 1903, they combine the calm stillness characteristic of long, slow exposure with colours of pointillist subtlety.
- Anyway, that reminded me of these early colour (autochrome) photographs taken by Lionel Lindsay in the early years of the century, and displayed online at the National Library.
- 1.1A color photograph made by the autochrome process.More example sentences
- Both the glass base and the process used to create these autochromes are subject to deterioration.
- Cleaning and preparing, and then scanning the fragile autochromes took a few weeks by itself.
- As the original autochromes are all on glass, the glossy surface of cibachromes was chosen for reproduction.
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