Front cover of Nostalgia. The Russian Empire of Czar Nicholas II
One of the restored photos by Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii,
showing Georgian tea workers near Chavka, ca. 1910
Of the nearly 2000 photographs taken, 300 of them were meticulously restored by the Library of Congress, which had purchased the collection back in 1948 (Four years after the death of Prokudin-Gorskii). The restored images are showcased in the book, Nostalgia. The Russian Empire of Czar Nicholas II (by the German Publishing House, Gestalten). It is available in the Slavic Collection's Reference area, under the call number, Slav Ref DK 262 P76 2012, -- with a circulating copy, held in St. Paul's Library (Fort Garry Campus,University of Manitoba).