Quote Originally Posted by phfitz
Good morning,

Thanks for the links, interesting work. How did he make panchromatic glass plates in 1909 ?? That's the question.
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So I guess he used a sequence camera and luck. Is there any info on the camera construction available?

Thanks.
I went to see this exhibition at the library of congress when it was there...2000? 2001 I forget. The pictures were really stunning. The blue in particular on the Prince of Bukhara's outfit was spectacular. I was disappointed that there was not an exhibition book or I would have bought it. Anyway, see this link to see how he did it: http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/empire/making.html It also goes into how the pictures were restored. The other thing to keep in mind is that the lenses he used were not apochromatic, so the color fringing can be due to registration as well as objects moving in the frame.

The other thing is