These stunning photographs will take you back to the post-World War I Paris in 1923 in vibrant colors. Photographer Jules Gervais-Courtellemont produced these images using the autochrome technique. It was the time when Paris was at the heart of it all, not only in terms of fashion and entertainment but in the domains of decorative art and architecture.
Autochrome is an old photographic technique in which plates are covered in microscopic red, green and blue colored potato starch grains (about four million per square inch). When the photograph is taken, light passes through these color filters to the photographic emulsion