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Old Believers, Bolsheviks and bourgeoisie: The many faces of bygone Russia captured on camera by one of first photojournalists

Woodsmen from late 19th century Russia, as photographed by Maxim P Dmitriev, one of the founders of the photojournalism genre

1907-1915: Russia Before the Revolution, in Color - 1909 Young Russian peasant women offer berries to visitors to their izba, a traditional wooden house, in a rural area along the Sheksna River near the small town of Kirillov.

19th century Russian kerchief seller. Click for more 19th century Russian portraits of ordinary people

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Found Photos: Super Creepy Victorian-era Twins

Victorian girls with the strangest doll--look at the size of the doll's head vs her hands and feet!

Interesting photo of a Priest from Moldova c1870s. One of the few Victorian images I have ever seen of a pregnant woman

The easiest and most popular woman's headdress in the Middle Ages.This shawl is small and rectangular. In order that we could tie it might need a pin orbrooch

Odd to see a Civil War era photo with this kind of pose. Usually they were more formal. Caption: Gen. Edward O.C. Ord, wife and child at the residence of Jefferson Davis. In the doorway is the table on which the surrender of General Robert E. Lee was signed. Photo taken in 1865.