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January 22, 2004 3:00 PM   Subscribe

Colour photographs of Russia , pre-World War I. Very beautiful. Lots of churches, gardens, and people. via /dev/null.
posted by Jimbob (9 comments total)

 
uh oh
posted by Satapher at 3:04 PM on January 22, 2004


Double Post

sorry, it is a cool page though
posted by elwoodwiles at 3:07 PM on January 22, 2004


Nice, another good exhibit of pre-WW1 photography is the Prokudin-Gorskii collection at the Library of Congress.
posted by geist at 3:07 PM on January 22, 2004


double reference too, someone else noted it in the first post on this topic... :)
posted by geist at 3:09 PM on January 22, 2004


both great links. wow!
posted by mcsweetie at 3:17 PM on January 22, 2004


Damn, my first double post faux par. I searched, I really did. If only the original poster had put the word "Russia" somewhere in the text...
posted by Jimbob at 3:43 PM on January 22, 2004


Well, that was a tough one, Jimbob. You linked to the index page, found on a different website than the original post which was the home page that contained the photos. Shit happens.
posted by elwoodwiles at 3:52 PM on January 22, 2004


A pre-WW I was in both posts, not the title, just trying to point that out. Feel the search is not working right or you have to be dead on, in finding it:)
posted by thomcatspike at 4:01 PM on January 22, 2004


However, Alex Gridenko's site is worth checking out for a,sightly different ake on this. He's done some commercial-quality restorations, well up to the standard of those at the Library of Congress site, including images I've not see elsewhere. I especially like this one just called Head Study: a studio shot of a red-haired woman on a chaise.
posted by raygirvan at 4:27 PM on January 22, 2004


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