Rare Photos of Paris, c. 1910-1915.

Tired of the endless series of black and white photos that were popular in the day, French banker Albert Kahn decided to do something about it.
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In 1909, he commissioned four photographers to take their cameras all around the world, and using Autochrome Lumière, to document in color what they saw.
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One of the cities on the list was Paris, and in 1914, Leon Gimpel, Stephane Passet, Georges Chevalier, and Auguste Leon began their work.
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Their photos show us that the daily bustle of Paris life was much more colorful than we imagined, with storefronts painted bright red, or walls plastered with colorful photos.
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More info: paris1914.com (h/t: petapixel)
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