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English: "Lev Tolstoy in Yasnaya Polyana", 1908, the first colour photo portrait in Russia.
Français : « Léon Tolstoï à Iasnaïa Poliana », 1908, le premier portrait photographique en couleur en Russie.
Русский: Сергей Михайлович Прокудин-Горский. "Лев Толстой в Ясной Поляне", 1908 год. О данном фото см. статью С. Гараниной " Л.Н.Толстой на цветном фото" ("Наука и жизнь", 1970), в которой приведена статья С.М. Прокудина-Горского о ходе съёмок.
Suomi: "Leo Tolstoi Jasnaja Poljanassa", 1908. Ensimmäinen Venäjällä otettu värimuotokuva.
Svenska: "Lev Tolstoj i Jasnaja Poljana", fotograferat 1908 av Sergej Prokudin-Gorskij, och sålunda det första färgfotografiska porträttet i Ryssland.
Date 23 May 1908
Source Журнал "Записки Русского технического общества", №8, 1908. Стр. 369. URL:

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