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Detroit Publishing Company Collection
More than 300 photochrom prints are in the Detroit Publishing Company Collection, including large format panoramic and mammoth plate views. Many of the b&w glass negatives in this collection were used as the source for photochrom images. [More information]]
Foreign Geographic File
Photochrom prints are scattered throughout the Foreign Geographic File. The digitized prints can be found in the Prints and Photographs Online Catalog by selecting “Miscellaneous Items in High Demand” and searching for the word “photochrom.” [View examples]
Passenger accommodations aboard six Norddeutscher-Lloyd transatlantic ships, 1905-1915, Detroit Publishing Company collection. 28 prints. [View examples]
Views of St. Petersburg and Moscow from the George Kennan Papers. 13 prints [View catalog record]
Miscellaneous Russian pictures from the George Kennan Papers. 4 prints. [View catalog record]
Curt Teich Postcard Archives
Lake County Discovery Museum
27277 N. Forest Preserve Rd.
Wauconda, IL 60084
The color postcards made by the Curt Teich Company of Chicago, which operated from 1898 to 1978 as the world’s largest printer of view and advertising postcards, include a number of photochrom prints identified with the term "C.T. Photochrom." Later color postcards are marked "C.T. Colortone."
Denver Public Library
Western History and Genealogy
10 West Fourteenth Avenue Parkway
Denver, Colorado 80204
The online collection includes approximately 200 photochrom prints.
Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village (also called the Henry Ford)
20900 Oakwood Blvd.
Dearborn, Michigan 48124
General website: http://www.hfmgv.org
Detroit Publishing Company exhibition: http://www.hfmgv.org/exhibits/dpc/how/fairy.asp
The Museum has 5,000 photochrom prints published by the Detroit Publishing Company.
Zürich Central Library
General Web site: http://www.zb.unizh.ch/
The collection in the Graphische Sammlung includes 11,000 photochrom prints donated by the Art Institute Orell Füssli, between 1889 and 1914. More than 3,000 digitized photochroms are viewable in the NEBIS online catalog at http://opac.nebis.ch (Search for the word “photochrom.”)