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June 17, 2014 posted by Sean Sheepskin

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky

Unique colour portraits of people who lived in Russian Empire made in period of the beginning of 20th century from the great collection of famous Russian photographer and public figure Sergey Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorsky. These photos show different people from all the corners of Russian Empire; simple peasants, soldiers, officers, labourers, old men, mothers, kids. These are the faces of the Great Empire’s epoch.

 

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 01Presumably Southern Ural, ~1907-1909

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 02Presumably Ural, 1907

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 03Sukhumi, Abkhazia

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 04Kursk Governorate, presumably 1904

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 05Unknown woman. Presumably Ekaterina, a daughter of Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky, 1908

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 06A Georgian seller of tomatoes. Dagomys, 1912

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 07On an iron mine. Ural, 1910

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 08A fisherman. Ural, 1909

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 09The city of Perm, 1909

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 10Ural, 1912

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 11A Bashkir. The village of Yakhino, 1910

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 12The city of Rybinsk, 1909

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 13Olonets Governorate, 1909

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 14An engineer Nestor Puzyrevsky, the author of the project of a dam on the Oka River. Ryazan Governorate, 1912

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 15Ural, 1909

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 16Dagomys, 1912

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 17A Bashkir. Ural, 1910

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 18Zlatoust, 1909

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 19Tver Governorate, 1910

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 20Bukhara bakery. 1907

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 21Chernigov Governorate, 1909

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 22Tver Governorate, 1910

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 23Kostroma, 1911

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 24Guard of the Murmansk railway and Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky (on the right). 1916

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 25Bukhara, 1907

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 261916

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 27Ryazan Governorate, 1912

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 28Topornya, 1909

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 29A Bashkir. 1910

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 30Another Bashkir. 1910

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 31Borjomi, 1912

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 32Vytegra, 1909

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 33Belozersk, 1909

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 34Ural, 1910

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 35Caucasus, 1912

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 36Leo Tolstoy. Yasnaya Polyana, 1908

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 37Ural

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 38Ural, 1910

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 39Prisoners. Bukhara, 1907

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 40Samarkand, 1911

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 41Ryazan Governorate, 1912

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 42Borjomi, 1912

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 43Transcaspian Oblast, 1911

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 441909

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 45Dagestanis, 1904

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 46Bukhara, 1907

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 47A teacher at a Jewish school. Samarkand, 1911

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 48Zlatoust, 1909

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 49Karelia, 1916

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 50Vytegra, 1909

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 51The village of Myatusovo, 1909

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 52A Georgian. 1912

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 53Dagestanis, 1904

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 54Samarkand, 1911

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 55Transcaspian Oblast, 1911

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 56Dmitry (on the left), the oldest son of Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky. Ural, 1912

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 57Ostashkov, 1910

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 58Baku Governorate, 1912

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 59Paupers. Samarkand, 1911

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 601912

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 61Peasant girls. Topornya, 1909

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 62Samarkand, 1907

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 63Presumably Ural

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 64Southern Ural, 1910

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 651909

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 66Doctors. Samarkand

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 671916

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 68Transcaspian Oblast, 1911

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 69Mother Taisia, Leushinsky monastery

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 70The village of Krokhino, 1909

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 71The village of Kuzminskoye, 1912

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 72The village of Krokhino, 1909

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 73Presumably 1912

Faces of Russian Empire: Portraits by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii - 74Borjomi, 1912

Compilation: Sean Sheepskin | Via: Oldcolor Blog


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