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Edwardians in Colour: The Wonderful World of Albert Kahn

Original Series

Episode 1: A Vision of the World

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary series examining philanthropist Albert Kahn's Archives of the Planet - an attempt to document all aspects of human life on earth in the early 20th century using the world's first user-friendly colour photography process, leading to an archive of 72,000 photographs shot in more than 50 countries. This episode shows the pictures Kahn produced the first time he took his autochrome plates abroad during an epic round-the world trip in 1908. Show less

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