Joly

Additive 3 color: Line screen process, still photography
“In 1894 Professor John Joly of Dublin patented a process for producing a screen of red, green and blue-violet lines by ruling them on a gelatin-coated glass plate. Joly used ruling machines of great accuracy, with drawing pens trailed across ...
  • Photomicrograph

7 Images

Lenticular Screen

Additive 3 color: Lenticular screen
“Every element of a cross-lined screen acts as a pinhole camera, and reproduces an image of the aperture of the objective in whose rear focal plane it is placed. Thus, when using a square stop, the dots in the halftone produced will be square ...
  • Steinbacher Ede Lenticular Scheme

4 Images

Krayn

Additive 3 color: Line screen and mosaic, still photography
“Another method of producing a line screen was patented in 1904 by the German Robert Krayn, and was demonstrated by him in November 1907. Krayn stained very thin celluloid sheets red, green and blue, and cemented them interleaved to form a thick ...
  • Coe_CP_Krayn.jpg

7 Images

Autochrome

Additive 3 color: Mosaic screen, still photography
“The Autochrome process was the first fully practical single-plate colour process to reach the photographic public. It was easy to use. The plate was loaded into a conventional holder, glass to the front. The exposure was made through a yellow ...
  • Photomicrograph

16 Images

Berthon

Additive 3 color: Lenticular screen
“R. Berthon patented the use of a lens diaphragm with three apertures, covered respectively with red, green and blue-violet filters, and a sensitive surface on a support, the other side of which was impressed with hemi-spherical, transparent, ...
  • Steinbacher_ReutelerGschind_Lenticular_1_2013

4 Images

Dufay / Dioptichrome Plate (sometimes incorrectly referenced as Dioptochrome)

Additive 2-4 color: Line screen plate (réseau), still photography and early experiments with film
(see detail page on Dufaycolor)
  • CooteCP_Dioptichrome

10 Images

Agfacolor Screen Plate

Additive 3 color: Mosaic screen, still photography
“During the war, an important new screen plate appeared, based on patents taken out by J. H. Christensen in 1908. He proposed to make a concentrated solution of gum in alcohol. Divided into three parts, the gum solutions were dyed red, green ...
  • CoePhotography_Agfacolor_mosaic_macro.jpg

7 Images

Versicolor-Dufay

Additive 3 color: Line screen plate, still photography
“The most successful of all the screen processes was the one initiated by Louis Dufay. Today the product is known as Dufaycolor, but it was first introduced about 1910 as the Dioptichrome plate. The first Dufay patents were assigned to an ...

Kesdacolor

Subtractive 2 color: Line screen filter, duplitized film stock
”The process as illustrated in USP 1431309 was a two-color additive process, but it is stated that it could be a three- or four-color process. For the original photography, the negative was exposed through a line screen composed of alternate bands ...
  • Ryan_Kesdacolor_fig11

1 Image

Keller-Dorian

Additive 3 color: Lenticular screen
  • Mannoni_keller_dorian_avec _lecteur_filtre

10 Images

Warner-Powrie

Additive 3 color: Line screen
“The Warner-Powrie process patented in 1905 was the earliest commercial process using a screen made with bichromated colloid. A glass plate was thinly coated with bichromated gelatin or fish glue and exposed to light through a screen having ...

Spicer-Dufay

Additive 3 color: Line screen (réseau), 35 mm reversal
For a description of Spicer-Dufay see detail page on Dufaycolor)
  • Eggert (1932)

7 Images

Lignose Naturfarbenfilm

Additive 3 color: Mosaic screen
  • Penichon_LignoseNaturalColorFilm_2013_2-web

3 Images

Kodacolor / Keller-Dorian Color

Additive 3 color: Lenticular screen
  • Gschwind_KodacolorLenticular_orig.jpg

11 Images

Autochrome film / Cinécolor

Additive 3 color: Mosaic screen
Several attempts were made to apply the Autochrome process invented by the Lumière brothers to motion pictures. Transparent potato starch grains with a diameter of 15-20 were colored in the additive primaries red, green and blue. The spaces between ...
  • Photomicrograph

11 Images

Finlay

Additive 3 color: Regular mosaic screen, still photography
  • Penichon_Finlay_2013_4-web

7 Images

Kislyn color

Additive 3 color: Lenticular screen
  • Steinbacher_ReutelerGschind_Lenticular_2013

1 Image

Agfacolor lenticular / Agfacolor Linsenrasterfilm

Additive 3 color: Lenticular screen
The basic idea of the lenticular film was developed by the German Raphaël Liesegang in 1896 and applied to still photography by the French Rodolphe Berthon in 1908. The lenticular process applies tiny cylindrical lenses embossed on the film support ...
  • HarichHamburger_Lenticular_colored.jpg

13 Images

Dufaycolor

Additive 3 color: Line screen (réseau), 35 mm and 16 mm, reversal and negative-positive stock
Dufaycolor was a regular mosaic screen process whereby the incident light was filtered through a pattern of tiny color patches in red, green and blue, the so called réseau. When viewed from an appropriate distance, the pattern fused in the eye of ...
  • A Colour Box (1935)

102 Images in 5 Galleries

Berthon-Siemens / Siemens-Berthon / Siemens-Perutz-Verfahren / Opticolor

Additive 3 color: Lenticular screen
  • Steinbacher_ReutelerGschind_Lenticular_2013

5 Images

Dufaycolor reversal

Additive 3 color: Line screen (réseau), 16 mm, reversal
(see detail page on Dufaycolor)

Thomson Color

Additive 3 color: Lenticular screen
  • Mannoni_Thomsoncolor_essai_JourDeFete_1.jpg

3 Images

Opticolor

Additive 3 color: Lenticular screen

Eastman Lenticular Print Film Type 5306

Additive 3 color: Lenticular screen

Mondiacolor

Additive 3 color: Mosaic screen

Eastman Embossed Kinescope Recording Film

Additive 3 color: Lenticular screen

Polavision

Diffusion: Line screen, super-8 mm