Small thematic selections from large collections. Beautifully presented and interpreted.
GLASS PLATES panoramic film original photos RUSSIA,
THE MIDDLE EAST, WESTERN EUROPE, EGYPT, THE CAUCASUS,
TRAVEL TO THE PAST
Photo: Monument to Victor Emmanuel II on Riva degli Schiavoni. Venezia, Italy. Before 1908.
Meet The Folks
Mikhail has been collecting early photography since the mid-70s. His collection currently numbers over 30,000 items. He is the inspiration, the founder, and the director of the Archives.
Alice, a graduate student at the Harvard's Museum Studies Program, joined the Archives in 2006. She researches the collection, designs exhibitions, and develops website content.
To our collection of original photos, glass plates, and film.