8 Russian Navy In 1893

Russian Navy In 1893

Posted on May 31, 2011 by team

These retro photos of Russian sailors made in 1893 were taken from the Library of Congress. The quality is unbelievably good!


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8 Responses to “Russian Navy In 1893”

  1. sgtpep says:

    Their sweatshirts are nice!

  2. Musa says:

    I love it, the old photos, the post. Thanks. :)

  3. marxistworker says:

    Yes,1893 it is, dated by the portrait of Tsar Alexander III. His reign would end in a year with his death by nephritis. And looking at these pics reminds me of the socialist sailors on the Battleship Potemkin in another 12 years.

  4. Leibstandarte says:

    Russia in czar times were beutifull.. before criminals came to power

  5. testicules says:

    This was what, 13 years before the Japanese kicked their butt?

  6. MadYank says:

    The first picture is the original Village People.

  7. Critter says:

    It would be interesting to know exactly where these these photos where taken and what the special event was.

  8. John says:

    Hampton Rhodes, VA, 400th anniversary of Columbus making it to the new world,

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