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The Claddagh, Ireland (1913)  Marguerite Mespoulet, a beneficiary of one of Kahn's travel grants, was the Archives' only female photographer. Her photographs of impoverished Irish fishermen, workers and peasants--particularly women--captured both the extreme poverty and the admirable resilience of an increasingly precarious culture, threatened by emigration and illness. Indonesia, Irish, Vintage, People, Irish Fashion, Irish Clothing, 1910s, Irish Culture, Ethnography

The Claddagh, Ireland (1913) Marguerite Mespoulet, a beneficiary of one of Kahn's travel grants, was the Archives' only female photographer. Her photographs of impoverished Irish fishermen, workers and peasants--particularly women--captured both the extreme poverty and the admirable resilience of an increasingly precarious culture, threatened by emigration and illness. "There is hardly a village," wrote Mespoulet in her diary, "where one doesn't find sad skeletons of little gray houses…

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The First Colour Photographs of Ireland - 1913 - Flashbak Dorothea Lange, People, Vintage, Galway Ireland, Ireland Irish, Ireland History, Old Irish, Irish Cottage, Dublin Ireland

The 73 autochromes of Ireland that French academics Marguerite Mespoulet (1880-1965) and Madeleine Mignon (1882-1976) took in May and June 1913 are the first colour photographs of the island. Their Carnet d’Irlande was organised and sponsored by banker Albert Kahn (1860-1940) as part of his Archives de la Planète project. Launched in 1912, the … Continue reading "The First Colour Photographs of Ireland – 1913"

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Traditional Irish Knitwear, An Spidéal, Galway, Ireland 1 May 1913 (Left), 14 Year Old Girl From The Claddagh Wearing Traditional Claddagh Dress. Galway, Ireland, 26th May 1913 (Right) Irish, Vintage, Art, Inspiration, Vintage Photos, Traditional Irish Clothing, Irish Clothing, Old Irish, Irish Knitwear

When you think of old photos or historical pictures, you naturally think in terms of black and white, but as you can see from these stunning vintage photos from the turn of the 20th century, color pictures have been around for a lot longer than you think.

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