Here is an extraordinary collection of images of Russia taken around 1910 by a Russian photographer who used a special camera to capture three images which he filtered to create color images. What is astonishing about these pictures is how they make what are normally seen as “archaic” views of a long-past era come to life. Aside from their dress and some haircuts, these people could have been photographed a week ago, not a hundred years ago. It also shatters a common misconception we have of Russia as a drab, frozen place. This Russia is green and lush and beautiful. Very interesting indeed…
Russia in Color, a Century Ago
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