Three Colours Beautiful: The Astonishing Early Colour Photography of Bernard F. Eilers

By Paul Gallagher @ Flashbak

Bernard F. Eilers (1878-1951) had his own photographic business in Amsterdam, Holland. During the 1930s, business was poor. No-one wanted to hire a photographer or have a studio portrait taken. This lull in business caused by the Great Depression allowed Eilers to concentrate on developing a new process of colour photography. Over eighteen-months, Eilers tried and failed, tried and failed to devise his colour photographic technique. [Read the full story full story at Flashbak]