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.