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Prokudin-Gorskii self portrait beside the Karolitskhali River, in the Caucasus Mountains near Batumi.

Self-portrait on the Karolitskhali River, ca. Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii in suit and hat, seated on rock beside the Karolitskhali River, in the Caucasus Mountains near the seaport of Batumi on the eastern coast of the Black Sea.

A woman is seated in a calm spot on the Sim River, part of the Volga watershed in 1910. (Prokudin-Gorskii Collection/LOC) #

A woman is seated in a calm spot on the Sim River, part of the Volga watershed in (Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii, Library of Congress archive)

monasterio de la trinidad en la ciudad de tyumen - SERGEI PROKUDIN-GORSKII (1863-1944)::Fotógrafo del Zar Nicolás II - RUSIA ...‏

monasterio de la trinidad en la ciudad de tyumen - SERGEI PROKUDIN-GORSKII (1863-1944)::Fotógrafo del Zar Nicolás II - RUSIA ...‏

Bashkir switchman; 1910 Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii Collection (Library of Congress).

A Bashkir switch operator poses by the mainline of the railroad, near the town of Ust' Katav on the Yuryuzan River between Ufa and Cheliabinsk in the Ural Mountain region of European Russia.

Amazing color separation! Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii: Cathedral of the Nativity of the Virgin, Suzdal, Russia, 1912

Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii: Cathedral of the Nativity of the Virgin, Suzdal, Russia, 1912

Color photographs taken between 1909 and 1912 by Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii (1863-1944) -- a photographic survey of the Russian Empire under Tsar Nicholas II. Amazing!

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

Photo taken 100 years ago in Russia. A specialized camera captured three black and white images in fairly quick succession, using red, green and blue filters.

how gorgeous is this photo? - Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii, Jewish Children with their Teacher, Samarkand, Russia, Source: Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii Collection (Library of Congress)

Dagestani couple, 1904, Prokudin-Gorskii

Dagestani couple posed outdoors for a portrait. Date: 1904 Source: Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii Collection (Library of Congress)

Photo credit: Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii. Group of workers harvesting tea. Courtesy Library of Congress

group of workers harvesting tea, between 1905 and 1915 ::: The Russian Empire of Czar Nicholas II · captured in color photographs ::: by Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii

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Rare hi-rez photography technique from the early - Sergey Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky / Participants of the Railway Building, 1915