The pioneering colour photography of Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii – commissioned by Tsar Nicholas II.
The short synopsis of the book’s main content is that the last Tsar commissioned this photographer to travel throughout the breadth of the Russian empire to create a photographic documentary. It would show the diversity of its peoples, its architectural and industrial superiority, and its immense geography.
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A hard cover edition with brown, faux leather boards, rose lettering and unclipped, illustrated dust jacket. There is some foxing and toning throughout but the text and photographs are clear and legible. Now in a clear, removable cover to protect from damage.
Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson, London.
Publication Date: 1980.
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