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12 Forgotten Hand-Colored Images of Life in the 1800s | Photochroms predated color film by decades and combined the emerging science of photography with time-tested painting techniques.   Marc Walter/Courtesy TASCHEN  | WIRED.com

12 Forgotten Hand-Colored Images of Life in the 1800s

The circular bridge on the Mount Lowe Railway, California, photochrom by William Henry Jackson.

12 Forgotten Hand-Colored Images of Life in the 1800s | A Monday washing, New York  Marc Walter/Courtesy TASCHEN  | WIRED.com

12 Forgotten Hand-Colored Images of Life in the 1800s

African migrants on the shore of Djibouti city at night, raising their phones in an attempt to capture an inexpensive signal from neighboring Somalia—a tenuous link to relatives abroad. Djibouti is a common stop-off point for migrants in transit from such countries as Somalia, Ethiopia and Eritrea, seeking a better life in Europe and the Middle East.

World Press Photo 2014, i migranti ritratti nella foto dell'anno: i vincitori

World Press Photo of the Year. Signal by John Stanmeyer (VII for National Geographic) African migrants on the shore of Djibouti city at night, raising their phones in an attempt to capture an inexpensive signal from neighboring Somalia.

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