I'm finding these century-old autochromes particularly beautiful. I never could imagine the world in colour before conventional colour photography. A glimpse of it by way of these images has stayed with me for days.
yellow orchids - c. 1910 (Charles Corbet)
her daughters in Japanese dress - c. 1914 (Etheldreda Laing)
his daughter Christina - c. 1913 (Mervyn O'Gorman)
On another note, we have a sad little five-year-old this week as he broke his arm on Monday. I got that phone call from school that all parents dread. We're settling in to the idea that there will be no swimming or soccer for the next few weeks. I envision us learning to play chess on a sunny May afternoon...