December 5, 2012

M'Sila, Algeria

Photograph by Franklin Price Knott

This Month in Photo of the Day: Vintage National Geographic Photographs

A circa 1926 autochrome image by Franklin Price Knott shows a group of men in M’Sila, Algeria.

An autochrome series by Knott composed the first color photographic essay to be published in National Geographic.

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