We have already shown you the photos of tsarist Russia taken by Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky. Color photos of that period are a unique heritage. But there was another classic photographer whose photos were not less precious. It’s Maxim Dmitriev. But as opposed to Prokudin-Gorsky he showed different Russia to us, which was not so perfect for being on postcards.
People dine out in the village of Pralevka. 1891-1892.
People are sick with typhoid in the city of Knyaginin.
1891-1892. The doctor visits the patient sick with typhoid.
Loaning bread to peasants in Knyaginin.
The fair in Nizhny Novgorod during the flood.
It’s the general view of the fair.
The machinery hall of the All-Russian Art and Design Exhibition. 1896.