Monday, October 25, 2010

Photo collections of years gone by

Three great photo collections: The Library of Congress has an exhibition on the thousands of color photos that were taken by Sergei Gorskii on assignment from the Czar, capturing everything from village Jewish life um Jahrhundertswende to the mountains and peoples of Central Asia.

A controversial exhibition of color photos shot in occupied Paris for German propaganda.

Photographs taken across the Soviet Union in the late 1970s for National Geographic.

A weblog of unpublished photographs from fin de si├Ęcle American life.