I’ve made a couple of posts sharing the magical photos found on the Library of Congress’s Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii Collection. This Sunday I spent a good portion of the evening devouring these incredible images. I have viewed every image up to page 100 and need to take a breath and share with you my findings thus far. It’s amazing how vague the descriptions are for such curious displays of Russian culture circa 1908-1915. Russian Displays: Think Tripped Out-Still Life Painting class in art school.
In the Borodino Museum. Borodino
Flowers in vase
Samples of models
Group of laborers standing, posed, in front o a chain-link fence,
with sacks piled behind fence
Display of archeological objects, jewelry, an arrowheads
Model of the boat on which Peter the Great vi ted Solovetskii Monastery
in 1694. [Solovetski Islands]
Lynx. From the collection of N.P. Alin in Che yn
Triglolastochka, or sea rooster. Batum
Successive stages of grinding a stone egg.
[I erial Lapidary Works, Ekaterinburg]
Shackles with which Mikhail Nikitich Romanovs bound.
The village of Nyrob. Ural