First Blog Post

The Empire Moves West

Hello, fellow Soviet History classmates and everyone else on the internet. For our first blog entry we were given a common topic, ‘The Empire That Was Russia’, but in the unique context of the 1907-1915 photograph collection of the talented Sergei Mikailovich Prokudin-Gorskii. The most interesting aspect of Gorskii’s collection is probably the most obvious;(…)