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Le curieux Monsieur Cocosse | Journal: Leonid Andreyev |  Leonid Andreyev and his second wife, Anna, in the garden of his home in Finland Photographs by a Russian Writer (1903 -1914)

Leonid Andreyev's Autochromes Leonid Nikolaievich Andreyev – was a Russian play writer and novelist,one of the most talented and prolific representatives of the Silver Age period in Russian history.

Mark Twain Autochrome by Alvin Langdon Coburn by richard sullivan, via Flickr

“Mark Twain photographed in color near end of life (died by Alvin Coburn, using Autochrome Lumiere process:”

Paper Images, artistandstudio: Camille Claudel (1864-1943)...

Camille Claudel “was one of the rare female artists of the century that did compete with the best male sculptors of her time."In Camille became acquainted with Auguste Rodin. Soon after Camille became his model, assistant and lover.

"A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world."  Oscar Wilde

thevictorianlady: “ Oscar Wilde photographed by Napoleon Sarony, These photographs were taken in January of when Wilde had first arrived in America for his year long lecture tour.

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#History of Russia in color -  Pavlova Anna

Anna Pavlovna (Matveyevna) Pavlova February 12 [O. January She was a principal artist of the Imperial Russian Ballet and the Ballets Russes , later with her own company, became the first ballerina to tour ballet around the world.