This is a new series of colorized photos of Russian Empire in early XX century. Probably very fine work – just look at the colors – they make the events happened so long ago look much closer to our time. Lenin, Trotsky, Tolstoy as well as just regular Russian people can be seen on those photos.
Gorky (writer) Repin (artist) Pirogov (doctor)
Gramophone shop in St.Petersburg.
Lenin giving speech May 5th 1920.
Tsar Nicholas II and his son Alexei, Tobolsk 1918.
Russian singer Fyodor Shalyapin and Russian writer Kuprin.
Prominent bolshevik party members celebrating second anniversary of the October Revolution in Moscow 1919.
Drinking tea. early 1900s.
Vera Kholodnaya, Russian silent movies actress.
Red Army members in 1919.
Family of the photographer Karelin in 1897.
Drinking tea. 1900s.
Tsar Nicholas II arrives to the army. Jan 30, 1916.
Hope you liked those!