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Una donna a Samarcanda, nell’attuale Uzbekistan, tra il 1905 e il 1915.    Il russo Sergey Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorskii è stato un pioniere della fotografia a colori. A partire dal 1902, Gorskii ha condotto diversi esperimenti con le camere tricromatiche. Dal 1905 e il 1915 ha utlizzato queste tecniche per documentare la Russia zarista. Le oltre duemila immagini che ha raccolto, nelle sue intenzioni, dovevano diventare materiale didattico per le scuole russe.

Sart woman in purdah in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, ca. Until the Russian revolution of "Sart" was the name for Uzbeks living in Kazakhstan. Library of Congress.

Photos from the Days When Thousands of Cables Crowded the Skies

Photos from the Days When Thousands of Cables Crowded the Skies

The tower was built in the Swedish capital of Stockholm to connect over telephone wires in It was shortly before telephone companies started burying their wires. Good thing, since the city’s residents hated it. The tower burned down in

A group of women in Dagestan, ca. 1910--Russian Empire just before World War I (by Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky)

Dagestani types, Group of women posed outdoors; between 1905 and 1915 Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii Collection (Library of Congress).

Na Registani︠e︡. Samarkand  El gran imperio ruso fotografiado en color de la Prokudin-Gorskii Collection de la librería del congreso en EU

Prokudin-Gorskii’s color photos from Samarkand, a few of which show men dressed in ikat robes, date to the early century, probably between 1905 and This photo of a group of men above was made in the Registan, the city’s central square.

Ụ́kpụ́rụ́  - Juju-Anzug (juju-suit) Carl Meinhof (1912). Afrikanische Religionen: Hamburgische Vorträge. | Ejagham, Cross River

now that would make one heck of a spooky costume to meet the trick or teaters in at halloween Juju suit, from Meinhof, Carl.

Rare color pictures from Russian Empire, 1905-1915

Rare color pictures from Russian Empire, 1905-1915

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Kebab House, Samarkand by Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii

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Samarkand Creator(s): Prokudin-Gorskiĭ, Sergeĭ Mikhaĭlovich, photographer Date Created/Published: [between 1905 and