Color photography in Russia in 1907-1915

Wooden Chapel on the Site of Old Belozersk. First mentioned in Russian chronicles for the year 862 A.D., the town of Belozersk or “White Lake” was abandoned and relocated several times. The original settlement, commemorated here by a small nineteenth-century wooden chapel, was on the north side of the White Lake in north central European Russia.

Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii.

A Chapel on the Site Where the Old City of Belozersk Stood, 1909.

Digital color rendering

This is from: https://www.loc.gov/exhibits/empire/architecture.html.

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