People of the Russian Empire on the unique photographs of S. M. Prokudin-Gorsky.
Avars in Dagestan, April, 1904
Avars from Arakani settlement
Azerbaijani. They had been called “the Tatars of Baku” before the revolution
The whole photo
Bashkir woman wearing a national costume
Greeks collecting tea, 1912
Georgians in holiday dresses
Georgian tomato seller, 1912
Jews: teacher and pupils in Samarkand, 1911
Cossack, 1911, Turkmenistan
Nomad Kazakhs, 1911
Chinese. They were not rare in the Russian Empire too. Tea factory in Chakva.
Hungry steppe of 1911
Kurd woman with children, 1912
Kurds of the Batumi region
Lezghin, Dagestan, 1904
Tajiks, 1911, Samarkand
Tatars, 1910, the Chelyabinsk region
Turks, 1912. Many of them lived in the Batumi region that became a part of Russia in 1878. They tried to live separately and didn’t want adopt anything strange from Russians hoping to return back.
Uzbeks, 1907, Samarkand
Ukrainian woman, Kursk province, 1904
Ukrainian woman, Kursk province