Tag: Imperial Expansion

Na Registanie

In 1868, the city of Samarkand came under the control of the Russian Empire. Previously a part of the Bukhara Khanate, the city became a provincial capital in 1867. This picture was taken sometime between 1905 and 1915, in front of the Registan, a large public square built by the Timurid Dynasty. For centuries, the […]