Bashkir switchman on the Trans-Siberian Railway near the town of Ust-Katav, Russian Empire; ca. 1910
Taken by color photography pioneer Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky. He had an interest in documenting early 20th Century Russia through photography, but also enjoyed photographing others as well.
(For more of his fantastic work, take a look at the Wikimedia Commons page about him.)
This entry was posted on October 31, 2014 by Miep. It was filed under History, Human History, Images of History, Photography, Russian Empire, The Drama Of It All and was tagged with 20th Century, 20th Century Russia, color photography, early 20th Century Russia, Flow Map of Napoleon's Russian Campaign, Historical, History, human history, Photography, Russia, Russian, Russian Empire, Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky, Society, Soviet Union, Trans-Siberian Railroad, Weird, World History.
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