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Monday, September 5, 2011

My Georgia Monday: Color Photographs from 1910 Georgia

Enjoy these color photographs taken a century ago by a Russian chemist and photographer Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky.  See here how he did it back in 1910.
Have a great Labor Day!

View of Tiflis (Tblisi), Georgia from the grounds of Saint David Church, ca. 1910

A Georgian woman poses for a photograph, ca. 1910

A general view of Sukhumi, Abkhazia and its bay, seen sometime around 1910 from Cherniavskii Mountain
Self-portrait, Prokudin-Gorsky near the seaport of Batumi, Georgia, on the eastern coast of the Black Sea, ca. 1910

all photos from here

5 comments:

  1. I loved looking at these! Thanks for sharing!

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  2. I adore the photo of the georgian woman, ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh
    I wonder what she is thinking about???
    Thank uou, my dear Maya.
    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

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  3. Wow, the first photos there is not a tree in sight. Those beautiful buildings were built in a rugged landscape. Love how every dressed everyone is...

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  4. Wow. Gorgeous photos... my favorite has to be of the woman in that lovely dress.

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