All about this blog post today from Boston.com, showing these amazing photos from Russia, color photos at that, from over 100 years ago. Beautiful shots, done by photographer Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii (1863-1944), who “undertook a photographic survey of the Russian Empire with the support of Tsar Nicholas II.”
I found a bunch of these bound in book form in my uncle’s basement. They’re more than 100 years old, and it’s weird how different language was back then. I love the pictures, especially the ones of the bad guys – they look so naive compared to bad guys today.