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"Illustrations In Full Color"
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Regarding the "full color illustrations" in issues from the 1920s, does anyone know if those are actual color photographs or colorized B&W photos? Sometimes they look colorized to me, other times…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Mar 9.

Looking to purchase 1919 issues
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I am searching for January through September 1919, but I'd be willing to purchase the entire year if the price was right.  I'm only interested in copies that are in decent shape and not too…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Melvin L. De Vilbiss Feb 16, 2019.

July 2018 issue won't load on online archive
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The current issue (July 2018) will not load for me on the online archive.  I've tried on two different computers and still no luck.  I don't have a problem loading any other issue.  I've contacted…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Evicci Jul 24, 2018.

Atlas Plate Legend
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Starting with the January 1958 issue, National Geographic began its Atlas Plate series of supplements, which, when completed 10 years later, was supposed to cover the entire planet.  I was just…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Mar 9, 2018.

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George Thomas Wilson replied to John Evicci's discussion "Illustrations In Full Color"
"John, Here is the start of the Wikipedia entry for "Ektachrome":  Ektachrome is a brand name owned by Kodak for a range of transparency, still, and motion picture films previously available in many formats, including 35 mm and sheet…"
Mar 9
John Evicci replied to John Evicci's discussion "Illustrations In Full Color"
"Aha!  I was wondering what Autochrome was.  Also, Ektachrome."
Mar 9
George Thomas Wilson replied to John Evicci's discussion "Illustrations In Full Color"
"Mostly by eye.  The colorized B&W photos are very pastel and soft, with no bright colors or sharp edges.  Also, in the credits for the colorized pictures say things like: Photograph by So-and-so.  The credits for the color photos…"
Mar 9
John Evicci replied to John Evicci's discussion "Illustrations In Full Color"
"Thanks for the info!  How do you know, though, what's what?"
Mar 9
George Thomas Wilson replied to John Evicci's discussion "Illustrations In Full Color"
"John, In my series of 100-year-old reviews, I have been documenting the photographs in each issue, noting if they are B&W photos, photogravures, colorized B&W photos, or actual color photos.  I started with the Jan. 1915 issue, and all…"
Mar 7
Wildbunch replied to John Evicci's discussion "Illustrations In Full Color"
"It is both. Even before 1920, Prokudin-Gorsky did the colo photographs for the czar of Russia to show his empire."
Mar 6
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Feb 19
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Feb 19
John Evicci replied to John Edward Gates's discussion National Geographics Seeking a Good Home
"I understand.  Thank you for the response."
Apr 19, 2019

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