Archival silences and the senses

Periodically we see media stories like the one below, heralding a collection that captures or conveys some aspect of the past that we don’t normally see–in this case, early images in color. Collections that convey things like the sounds, textures, and even the smells of the past help fill silences, don’t you think? Another topic for the future.

Link: http://matadornetwork.com/notebook/rare-color-photos-paris-shot-100-years-ago-theyre-amazing/

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Archival silences and the senses

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