Mar 21, 2016

100 -years old color photos show Russsia at the turn of the 20th Century

By on Monday, March 21, 2016

The photographs of Russian chemist and photographer, Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii.He is best known for his pioneering work in color photography of early 20th-century Russia.

Prokudin-Gorsky was born in the ancestral estate of Funikova Gora, in what is now Kirzhachsky District, Vladimir Oblast. His parents were of the Russian nobility, and the family had a long military history.


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