Photographs for the Tsar, The Pioneering Color Photography of Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii Commissioned by Tsar Nicholas II

By: ALLSHOUSE, Robert [editor].

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ALLSHOUSE, ROBERT H. [editor]. Photographs for the Tsar, The Pioneering Color Photography of Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii Commissioned by Tsar Nicholas II, New York: Dial Press, 1981. Large quarto, first printing, pp. xxiii, 216, copper-colored paper-covered boards, color and duotone photos. Shows the work of a photographer who was way ahead of his time, traveling around Russia in 1909 to create color images of the countryside and its people, in an era when color photography was almost unheard-of. Allshouse's introduction explains Prokudin-Gorskii's color process and how he got access to areas of Russia that were usually inaccessible even to its own citizens. See Roosens-Salu 9067. Condition of this book: Dust jacket lightly worn, all else fine.

Title: Photographs for the Tsar, The Pioneering Color Photography of Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii Commissioned by Tsar Nicholas II

Author Name: ALLSHOUSE, Robert [editor].

Categories: Photography,

ISBN Number: 0803769962

ISBN Number 13: 9780803769960

lbs: 4.00 lbs

Seller ID: 52304