Flex Mentallo

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  1. “I wonder if those in the future who view these images upon the magic screen will appreciate the value of motion-pictures as a means of recording life as it is lived in this century. That those who live in the next may actually see the living figures of men and women who lived in the same world a hundred years before?” Burton Holmes,1899
  2. These are the true wonder of the Taschen book, since the almost painterly glow of the colors adds such depth and heft to the images, that they almost seem alive.
  3. Holmes photographed directly onto glass plates in black and white. The glass plates were then colorized by a team of professional artists Holmes employed for the purpose.