The Empire that was Russia. The Prokudin-Gorskii Photographic Record Recreated

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  • Allshouse, Robert H. Photographs for the Tsar: The Pioneering Color Photography of Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii. New York: Dial Press, 1980. Recommended for viewing selected color reproductions of Prokudin-Gorskii's work.
  • Billington, James H. The Face of Russia: Anguish, Aspiration, and Achievement in Russian Culture. New York: TV Books, 1998. Recommended for Russian cultural history.
  • Brumfield, William Craft. A History of Russian Architecture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993. Recommended for historical survey of Russian architecture.
  • Coe, Brian. Colour Photography: The First Hundred Years 1840-1940. London: Ash & Grant, 1978. Recommended for history and development of color photography.
  • Lyons, Marvin. Russia In Original Photographs 1860-1920. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1977. Recommended for visual history of pre-Revolutionary Russia.
  • Obolensky, Chloe. The Russian Empire: A Portrait in Photographs. New York: Random House, 1979. Recommended for visual history of pre-Revolutionary Russia.