December 10, 2012
Photograph by Kiyoshi Sakamoto
This Month in Photo of the Day: Vintage National Geographic Photographs
Japanese students await a turn in the water for a swimming lesson in this 1927 autochrome.
The previous year, photographer Kiyoshi Sakamoto—a frequent contributor to National Geographic magazine—had traveled to Society headquarters in Washington, D.C., to master the techniques of autochrome photography.
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