Photo, Print, Drawing Views in the Ural Mountains, survey of industrial area, Russian Empire

[ digital file from original ]

About this Item

Title
Views in the Ural Mountains, survey of industrial area, Russian Empire
Summary
Photographic survey of the Ural Mountains industrial area circumscribed by Perm, Ufa, Cheliabinsk, and Verkhoture. Images document industrial facilities including mines (gold, copper, iron, and clay), factories, mills, cities, towns, villages, and labor housing settlements--as well as mountains, cliffs, rock formations, rivers, and a variety of flora. Images also document religious facilities (monasteries, cathedrals, churches, mosques) and religious articles (iconostases, icons, sepulchres) in the area, as well as railroads, railroad bridges, railroad construction and excavation, and railroad stations. Dams, observatories, and monuments are also documented. Occasional images of historic sites, museum specimens and objects are included, and a number of images document taxidermized animals in a private collection. Portraits show industrial and agricultural laborers, peasants, and Baskirs.
Contributor Names
Prokudin-Gorskiĭ, Sergeĭ Mikhaĭlovich, 1863-1944, photographer
Created / Published
1910.
Subject Headings
-  Ural Mountains (Russia)--1910-1920
-  Architecture--Russia (Federation)--Ural Mountains--1910-1920
-  Art objects--Russia (Federation)--Ural Mountains--1910-1920
-  Industrial facilities--Russia (Federation)--Ural Mountains--1910-1920
-  Labor housing--Russia (Federation)--Ural Mountains--1910-1920
-  Mining--Russia (Federation)--Ural Mountains--1910-1920
-  People--Russia (Federation)--Ural Mountains--1910-1920
-  Plants--Russia (Federation)--Ural Mountains--1910-1920
-  Religious articles--Russia (Federation)--Ural Mountains--1910-1920
-  Religious facilities--Russia (Federation)--Ural Mountains--1910-1920
-  Rock formations--Russia (Federation)--Ural Mountains--1910-1920
-  Waterways--Russia (Federation)--Ural Mountains--1910-1920
Format Headings
Cityscape photographs--1910-1920.
Landscape photographs--1910-1920.
Photograph albums--1910-1920.
Photographic prints--1910-1920.
Genre
Photograph albums--1910-1920
Photographic prints--1910-1920
Cityscape photographs--1910-1920
Landscape photographs--1910-1920
Notes
-  Title devised by Library staff.
-  Hand-written Russian captions accompany most prints.
-  Digitized images of items and album pages display with their associated catalog records in the Prints & Photographs Online Catalog.
-  Forms part of: Sergeĭ Mikhaĭlovich Prokudin-Gorskiĭ collection.
Medium
2 albums (414 photographic prints) ; 27 x 41 cm. (albums)
Call Number/Physical Location
LOT 10335 (H) (Use Digital Images) [P&P]
Source Collection
Prokudin-Gorskiĭ, Sergeĭ Mikhaĭlovich, 1863-1944. Sergeĭ Mikhaĭlovich Prokudin-Gorskiĭ Collection (Library of Congress)
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id
proka 0006a //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/proka.0006a
Library of Congress Control Number
2001696384
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on publication. For additional information about commercial usage, see "Prokudin-Gorskii ...," http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/237_prok.html
Access Advisory
Restricted access. For reference access, please use the digital images in the online catalog to preserve the fragile original items.
Online Format
image
Description
2 albums (414 photographic prints) ; 27 x 41 cm. (albums) | Photographic survey of the Ural Mountains industrial area circumscribed by Perm, Ufa, Cheliabinsk, and Verkhoture. Images document industrial facilities including mines (gold, copper, iron, and clay), factories, mills, cities, towns, villages, and labor housing settlements--as well as mountains, cliffs, rock formations, rivers, and a variety of flora. Images also document religious facilities (monasteries, cathedrals, churches, mosques) and religious articles (iconostases, icons, sepulchres) in the area, as well as railroads, railroad bridges, railroad construction and excavation, and railroad stations. Dams, observatories, and monuments are also documented. Occasional images of historic sites, museum specimens and objects are included, and a number of images document taxidermized animals in a private collection. Portraits show industrial and agricultural laborers, peasants, and Baskirs.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2001696384
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Prokudin-Gorskiĭ, Sergeĭ Mikhaĭlovich, photographer. Views in the Ural Mountains, survey of industrial area, Russian Empire. Russia Russian Federation Ural Mountains, 1910. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2001696384/.

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Prokudin-Gorskiĭ, S. M., photographer. (1910) Views in the Ural Mountains, survey of industrial area, Russian Empire. Russia Russian Federation Ural Mountains, 1910. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2001696384/.

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Prokudin-Gorskiĭ, Sergeĭ Mikhaĭlovich, photographer. Views in the Ural Mountains, survey of industrial area, Russian Empire. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2001696384/>.