Pavel Gerdt in Le Poisson d’or, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1867.
Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii,Young Russian peasant women in front of traditional wooden house, in a rural area along the Sheksna River near the small town of Kirillov, 1909.
Source: Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii Collection (Library of Congress)
Publicity shot of the original cast of Tchaikovsky’s ballet, The Sleeping Beauty, St Petersburg, Russia, 1890.
G. Soloviov, Yekaterina Maksimova (R) as Kitri and Vladimir Vasilyev as Basilio in a scene from Ludwig Minkus’ ballet Don Quixote staged at the State Academic Bolshoi Theater of the USSR, 1 January 1971.
Source: RIA Novosti archive