1940’s Color Photography

8 09 2008

According to Mental Floss, the Library of Congress has recently uploaded a bunch of photographs to its flickr page.  And evidently there were some color photographs being taken in the early 1940’s.  It is stunning to see that the world wasn’t actually black and white back then.  Take this boilermaker from 1942 for example:

 

Check out the other photos at Mental Floss or browse through the entire collection at the Library of Congress’ Flickr page.

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