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Carte De La Russie

Radioactive dump sites at Novaya Zemlya by Ph Immel #map #russia


Russian street abacus seller, from the long photo series that Scottish photographer William Carrick made of Russian peasants, mostly in the 1860s. "It is probable that he made his series cartes de visite images of itinerant trades people as a sort of postcard to the tourist and taveling class-but what happened of course is that he recorded in great detail bits of everyday life that was in general invivible to the main sttream of people who were in the image-making class." Great info at the…