The Russian Empire in color: photography 34, which for over a hundred years




The website publishes color photographs of Russia taken between 1909 and 1912 years, photographer Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorsky (1863 — 1944) with the support of Tsar Nicholas II. Sergey used a special camera that consistently doing three black-and-white picture through red, green and blue filters, which enabled later to reunite them and to design with the help of flashlights with filters to make photos with almost natural colors.

Armenian woman in national costume posing to photographer on the hillside near Artvin (now belongs to Turkey) in 1910


Photo source: Bigpicture.healthpartner river Korolistskali, CA. 1910. Prokudin-Gorskii in suit and hat sitting on a rock beside a river in the Caucasus mountains near Batumi, on the Eastern coast of the Black sea




Kasli masters at work, about 1910. Photo from album: "Types of the Ural mountains, survey of industrial area, Russian Empire"




A woman sits in a peaceful spot on the SIM river, which is part of the Volga river basin, 1910




Chapel on the site where was founded the city of Belozersk, 1909



View of Tbilisi from the Church of St. David, 1910



Isfandiyar, Jurji Bahadur, Khan of the region Khorezm (Khiva, now a part of modern Uzbekistan), CA. 1910



A detailed view of Isfandiyar, Jurji Bahadur. This photo was taken at the beginning of his reign in 1910, when he was 39 years old. He ruled Khorezm until his death in 1918



The young shepherd on the SIM river. The photo was taken in 1910



Alternators made in Budapest, in the hall of the generating station in Iolotan, Turkmenistan, and the river Murghab, 1910



A Georgian woman poses for the photographer, 1910



A group of women in Dagestan, 1910



General view of Artvin (now in Turkey) from the small town of Svet, 1910



Pinchus Karlinsky 84, 66 of which he gave service in the army. The controller of the lock gates of Chernigov, which are part of the system of the Mariinsky channels. The photo was taken in 1909



General view of the Mozhaisk Nicholas Cathedral from the South-Western part of the city in 1911



A group of Jewish children with a teacher in Samarkand (now Uzbekistan), 1910



Worker TRANS-Siberian railway near Ust-Katav on the Yuryuzan river in 1910



Cornflowers in a field of rye in 1909



Workers and supervisors pose for a photo, for a moment interrupting his cooking to spills of cement for the Foundation of the gateway of the dam across the Oka river, near Beloomut



Woman of ethnicity Sarthe in purdah in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, circa 1910. Before the Revolution of 1917 the word "sarty" called Uzbeks living in Kazakhstan



General view of the Marina of the river Mezhevaya Duck in 1912



Farmers gathering hay in 1909



Prokudin-Gorskii rides along the rails of the Murmansk railway on the trolley near the Petrozavodsk along lake Onega in 1910



The water-carrier in Samarkand circa 1910



The dog is sleeping on the shore of lake Lindozero in 1910



Plant in Keene, Russia, belonging to count S. A. Stroganov, 1912



Russian children sitting on the hill near the Church at White lake in 1909



Emir Said Mir Mohammed Alim Khan, Emir of Bukhara is sitting with a sword in Bukhara (now Uzbekistan) in 1910



The boy leaned on the gate. The 1910



Metal bridge with through farm on stone piers, part of the TRANS-Siberian railway crosses the Kama river, near Perm



Kyrgyz nomads in the Hungry steppe (present-day Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan), circa 1910



Man and woman pose for a photo in Dagestan, 1910



General view of Sukhumi, Abkhazia and its Bay. The photo was taken around 1910 from cherniavskii mountain



The boy sits in the yard of the mosque Тилли

a-Kari in Samarkand, 1910



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