Russians 150 years ago (22 photos)

A bit of history: in 1839 there was the world's first camera, and after thirty years (1868-69) were the first color pictures. Mass was the only picture in the late 1880s, when the company introduced the first Kodak film camera.

These photos were taken in the 1860s, one might say, at the dawn of photographic art. Very interesting to see what our ancestors were half a century ago. And, yes, it is worth recalling that in 1861 Alexander II issued a decree on the abolition of serfdom ...


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