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English: Early colour photograph from Russia, created by Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii as part of his work to document the Russian Empire from 1904 to 1916.
The town of Rzhev on the Volga River
Deutsch: Frühe Farbfotografie von Sergej Prokudin-Gorskij, entstanden als Teil des Projektes der fotografischen Dokumentation des Russischen Reiches zwischen 1904 und 1916.
Das Bild zeigt die Stadt Rschew an der Wolga.
Русский: Ранняя цветная фотография Сергея Прокудина-Горского.
Город Ржев на Волге.
Français : Une très ancienne photographie en couleur, prise par Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii dans le cadre de son travail de documentation de l'empire Russe effectué de 1904 à 1916.
La ville de Rzhev sur la Volga
Date 1910
Source Фотографии Сергея Михайловича Прокудина-Горского (1863-1944) Восстановленные в рамках народного проекта

Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii Collection (Library of Congress)

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