In the early 20th Century, French photographer Gustave Gain (1876-1945) took pictures of his wife Adeline (1878-1972), their two sons, Pierre (1903-1983) and André (1907-1940), others, landscapes, seascapes and still life at home and on the beaches of his native Normandy and Brittany. A member of the French Photography Society and professor at the National Museum of Natural History, Gustave initially worked with stereoscopic views but became enamoured with Autochrome, the first industrial color photography technique created by brothers Auguste and Louis Lumière in 1903.
Lead image: Alive Gain, 1931
Via Musee Bretagne
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