Black and white photographs of Crimea of 1900 – 1915

These black and white photographs of Crimea relate to the period of 1900 – 1915 of Russian Empire, and were taken by Russian photographer Vasily Sokornov. In the early XX Sokornov was the most famous photographer of Crimea, participant and winner of art exhibitions. Vasily Sokornov was born in 1867. He was interested in painting, studied at the Academy of Fine Arts. During certain period, he enjoyed photography, starting as photo editor at a photo studio. At the end of the XIX century, Vasily Sokornov moved to live in the Crimea. He settled in a small village of Alupka, bought his first camera and all the necessary photo tools. He took pictures of the Crimean landscapes and sold first postcards of Crimea.

Black and white photographs of Crimea from the early 1900s:

Alupka. Lion's Terrace
Alupka. Lion’s Terrace
Bazaar in Alupka 1912.
Bazaar in Alupka 1912.
Near Alupka in the Crimea
Near Alupka in the Crimea
In the mountains near Yalta
In the mountains near Yalta
Mountain forest of Prince F. F. Yusupov at the Kokkoz estate
Mountain forest of Prince F. F. Yusupov at the Kokkoz estate
Black and white photographs of Crimea of 1900 - 1915
Mountain landscape. (Near Alupka)
Black and white photographs of Crimea of 1900 - 1915
Suuk-Su Resort
Black and white photographs of Crimea of 1900 - 1915
Overnight in Charax (Crimea). The estate of Grand Duke George Mikhailovich
Black and white photographs of Crimea of 1900 - 1915
Oreanda. The ruins of the palace
Black and white photographs of Crimea of 1900 - 1915
Surf at Aivazovsky rock in Alupka
Black and white photographs of Crimea of 1900 - 1915
The Skete of St. Anastasia near Bakhchisaray

Photos from 1904-10:

Black and white photographs of Crimea
Alupka on the west side 1909
Black and white photographs of Crimea
Alupka. View from the Alhambra 1908
Black and white photographs of Crimea
In the mountains above Alupka 1905
Black and white photographs of Crimea
Suuk-Su resort. View from the Casino 1904
Overnight in Alupka. (Fishing pier) 1905
Overnight in Alupka. (Fishing pier) 1905
Black and white photographs of Crimea
A night in Simeiz 1905
Oreanda. Gazebo 1910
Oreanda. Gazebo 1910
Simeiz. General view of 1905
Simeiz. General view of 1905
Simeiz. The Rock Diva and the Monk 1905
Simeiz. The Rock Diva and the Monk 1905
Twilight on the sea. (Yalta) 1905
Twilight on the sea. (Yalta) 1905
Chaban-Tash gorge near Alupka 1905
Chaban-Tash gorge near Alupka 1905
Yalta on the east side 1905
Yalta on the east side 1905
Photographs of 1911-12.:
Black and white photographs of Crimea
1912. Little shepherds
Black and white photographs of Crimea
Alupka. Upper Park 1911.
Black and white photographs of Crimea
View of Gurzuf and Ayu-Dag 1911
Black and white photographs of Crimea
The dead city of Chufut-Kale, near Bakhchisaray 1911.
Black and white photographs of Crimea
Cape Fiolent at St. George’s Monastery 1911
Black and white photographs of Crimea
Night in the Crimea 1912
Surf in Alupka 1912
Surf in Alupka 1912
Tatarchata. Crimea 1912.
Tatarchata. Crimea 1912.
Types of Crimea 1912.
Types of Crimea 1912.
Types of Crimea 1912.
Types of Crimea 1912.
Yalta on the east side 1905
Yalta on the east side 1905

 

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