He is shown in Highland costume enjoying the autumn grouse season at Tulchan in Strathspey, about 15 miles from Balmoral. He died eight months after the photograph was taken.
"We believe this must be one of only a very few colour pictures taken of the King," he said. "It would be interesting to find out if it is indeed, the only colour image.
My late grandmother had a pic from that period of her grandparents, who looked pretty fierce, either because they were Scots-Irish, or the shutter speed was too slow for smiling.
Victorian and Edwardian Photos.
More color from that era:WW1 Color Photos (mostly French)The Empire that Was (Czarist Russia)