Tag: food

Women on Holiday

Although International Women’s Day may not be a holiday as recognizable as Christmas or New Year’s Eve, in the early 1900s it had an enormous impact on long-term social developments in Russia. Observance of International Women’s Day began on February 28, 1909 in New York. It was in remembrance for the historic 1908 International Ladies’ […]

Farm at Medvezhia Gora Station

  The image above titled, “Farm at Medvezhia Gora Station” was taken in 1915 by Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii. Prokudin-Gorskii, who lived from 1863-1944, was a well known photographer who famously captured pictures of landmarks throughout the Russian Empire in the early 20th century. With the support of Tsar Nicholas II, Prokudin-Gorskii was hired by the […]