Friday, January 28, 2011

Nomadic Kyrgyz Family on the Golodnaya Steppe, 1911

This is an image of a nomadic Kyrgyz family on the Golodnaya steppe in present-day Uzbekistan. It was taken in 1911 by Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii during his efforts to document the people of the Russian Empire.

The image is available from the Library of Congress.