"Fixing the Peugeot somewhere in France, an autochrome from 1907, the year the Autochrome Lumière—an early colour photography process patented in 1903 by the Lumière brothers—was first marketed. It was the principal colour photography process in use before the advent of subtractive color film in the mid-1930s."
Iris and Janet sit in the garden of their family home, Bury Knowle, in Headington, Oxford. Laing, a gifted amateur photographer and artist, photographed her daughters many times in and around their home. The autochrome process (patented by the Lumière brothers in 1903) continued to be the most popular colour photographic process until the early 1930s