Thursday, 22 September 2011

Russia in colour a century ago

The last post just reminded me of some images I came across a while ago shot by Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii who was commissioned by Tsar Nicholas II to undertake a photographic survery of the Russian Empire.

As the intro on the website says, these images are pretty amazing considering they were taken before WWI even started.

Link here

I found this on the

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