thisdayinwwi:

Apr 19 1916 Georges Chevalier takes these 105-year-old colour autochrome photos,

A 8 111 & A 8 113, of

Spahis ( French colonial soldiers from Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco )

These are not colourizations.

France, D’Arles à Uzès , Le Brigadier de Toulouse, fils de Parents Toulousains, le Spahi de Paris, parents originaires de Nancy, le plus grands des deux : de Constantine, et l’autre de Biskra

Tarascon, France   
19 avril 1916
Source: Albert-Kahn Museum / Department of Hauts-de-Seine