With a hint of tint

Published 6:10 am Saturday, November 15, 2008

In the era before true color photography, realistic hues could be added to black-and-white photos through a process known as tinting. The results could be fairly accurate, sometimes exaggerated and even bizarre. One place where tinting became commonplace years ago was with postcards. Here are six examples based on scenes in and around Albert Lea.

Click on the gallery to the right.

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