1904-1916. Color photographs by S.M. Prokudin-Gorsky (1863-1944)


Let me share with you a set of good quality photos by S.M. Prokudin-Gorsky (1863-1944) — chemist and one of the first color photographer in the world, best known for his pioneering work in color photography of early 20th-century. All of these photos were taken in Russia, Belarus, Ukrain, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Turkey, Switzerland and Western Europe in 1904-1916. My selection of 64 photos contains almost only photos with people.


1909, Russua. Three generations. A.P. Kalganov with son and granddaughter. The last two work in the shops of the Zlatoust plant.

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