Remarkable colour photos capture the ...

Remarkable colour photos capture the dying days of the sprawling Russian Empire

From tea plantations in Georgia to melon markets in Uzbekistan: Remarkable colour photos capture the dying days of the sprawling Russian Empire A remarkable series of colour photographs taken more than 100 years ago paint a fascinating picture of the dying days of the Russian Empire . Between 1905 and 1915 Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky, a pioneer of colour photography, travelled the empire by railway, chronicling the lives of the many different peoples who lived under the rule of Tsar Nicholas II.

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