Historical Reads: Jules Gervais-Courtellemont’s autochromes of life at Versailles

Wouldn’t it be awesome if we had photos of what Versailles and life at court looked like in the eighteenth century? Unfortunately, this art wasn’t known then but, thanks to the historical autochromes taken at Versailles in 1925 by French photographer Jules Gervais-Courtellemont (1863-1931) we can get a glimpse:

Fascinating, isn’t it? To see more photos, check out Reading Treasure.

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