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My last post on hand tinting showed postcard sized examples, but here are two larger examples, both approx 10″ by 8″.

Weddings photographs were something people would spend a little more on, and this formal image looks to have been done in a proper photo studio as the lighting is very good and there is a backdrop behind the group. 273 more words

1940s

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Hand tinting was very popular in the pre-and immediate post-War years, and often adds an unexpected dimension to monochrome photographs as these two examples show. Photographic processors (and even walking picture firms) often offered a colouring service but you could buy small sets to do this at home. 179 more words

Couple

Musical Children

Click the image a few times to see it larger and in more detail. It should open in a  new tab or window. More about this card in a moment but first… 738 more words

Vintage

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I posted a brightly hand-tinted postcard on the site some time ago; this is by way of a follow-up.  The tinting here is fairly crude and as the carte de visit is of what looks like a young lad around 14 or so, it suggests to me that he might be the culprit! 187 more words

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