What Did the Russian Empire Look Like in 1912?

  • July 19, 2016
The confluence of the Irtysh and Tobol rivers in the Russian Empire. Photograpy by Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii, 1912.

Have you been curious what Russia looked like 100 years ago, before World War I? Well, here’s an amazing shot of the Russian Empire … in color!

Source: Shorpy