The World of Trench Warfare in Colour

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Those of you who studied War Poetry may be interested in these photos from World War One. Although colour photography has existed since at least 1879, it didn’t become popular until many decades later. The overwhelming majority of photos taken during World War I were black and white, lending the conflict a stark aesthetic which dominates our visual memory of the war.

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2 thoughts on “The World of Trench Warfare in Colour

  1. Its actually interesting to see something that up to now i have only seen in black and white. So much so that i start to imagine that the people themselves could only see in black and white….. Strange i know.

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