The remarkable photographs of Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii offer a haunting glimpse into a lost world—
the Russian Empire on the eve of World War I and before the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. With the support of Tsar Nicholas II, Prokudin-Gorskii traveled throughout the vast reaches of the Russian Empire, carefully documenting its people, architecture, landscape and industry. Using an innovative camera of his own design, Prokudin-Gorskii captured subjects in vivid color. TMORA presents 23 stunning images, borrowed from the Library of Congress, in a custom-designed light installation.
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- "The Lost Empire: Photographer to the Tsar" Opens May 5 at the Museum of Russian Art