Saturday , December 15 2018

100 Years Old Historical Photos Of Russia

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The photographs you are about to see are the work of Sergey Prokudin-Gorskii (1863–1944), who was funded by Czar Nicholas II to travel the span of the empire, photographing it in full color. While some of the photographs have not been attributed a specific date, they were all captured between 1905 and 1915. We would like to invite you to scroll down this page to see just how different Russia was over a century ago:

1. The Emir of Bukhara, Alim Khan (1911)

100 Years Old Historical Photos Of Russia

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2. A Rabbi with some students (1911)

100 Years Old Historical Photos Of Russia

3. A countryside fire brigade (1909)

100 Years Old Historical Photos Of Russia

4. Prisoners incarcerated in a zindan

100 Years Old Historical Photos Of Russia

5. Women working with hay at Leushinskii Monastery (1909)

100 Years Old Historical Photos Of Russia

6. Evgenievsky Spring in Borzhom

100 Years Old Historical Photos Of Russia

7. A group of children sitting on a hill (1909)

100 Years Old Historical Photos Of Russia

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8. A Bashkir switch operator (1910)

100 Years Old Historical Photos Of Russia

9. A melon vendor with his stock (1911)

100 Years Old Historical Photos Of Russia

10. The construction of a dam (1912)

100 Years Old Historical Photos Of Russia

11. A group of workers

100 Years Old Historical Photos Of Russia

12. A Surt woman

100 Years Old Historical Photos Of Russia

13. A yarn spinner from the village of Izvedovo

100 Years Old Historical Photos Of Russia

14. A group of settlers in Grafovka

100 Years Old Historical Photos Of Russia

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15. The view from Belgorod bell tower (1911)

100 Years Old Historical Photos Of Russia



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