Thursday, 18 February 2016

Tsar Nicholas II blesses soldiers leaving for the front lines

On this photograph from 1905 Russian Tsar Nicholas II gives his blessing to soldiers
leaving for the Russo-Japanese war:

(Processing and colouring by me)

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Coaling warships during the Russo-Japanese War 1904 - 1905

During the Russo-Japanese War (1904 - 1905) both sides used a British invention - Temperley overhead cranes - for coaling their warships while underway. The image from 1905 (coloured by me) shows a Russian navy ship receiving coal from a steamer with a Temperley crane.

Tuesday, 16 February 2016

The Kremlin in 1890s

Here is my version of the Kremlin in the late 19th century. I coloured an 1890s photograph
hoping that you will like it:

Monday, 15 February 2016

Sunday, 14 February 2016