Just to remind you if you didn’t see – there is a Prokudin-Gorsky photographer exist who made tens of photos of Russian Empire in color. They are not colorized later – they were actual color captured back then, 100 and more years ago. Here are some of them.
Peasant girls 1909
Bukhara authority 1911
Hermit hut on the island living there for 40 years. 1912.
Greek women tea plantation workers in Georgia, Russian Empire, 1912.
Turkmen with a camel. 1907.
Jewish boys with a teacher 1907.
Dinner in the field 1909.
People of Dagestan 1916.
Guard of the river, he was 84 years old 1909.
Three generations of the working family.
Construction personnel of the rail road.
In the field 1909.
Making threads in the village, 1910.
Bukhara prison in 1907-1911.
Emir of Bukhara 1911, last Emir of that place.
Seller of the fabrics in Samarkand, 1907.
Chained prisoners 1907.
Nomad Kirgiz people in the hungry steppe 1907.
Caravan of the camels 1907.
Old man in Samarkand 1907.
Bashkir woman in her national dress 1910.
Dagestan people. 1905.
And the photo of the photographer himself.