Vintage Saturday: Austrian Prisoners

Austrian prisoners in Murmansk, 1916
Austrian prisoners of war in Murmansk, 1916 (from – click to enlarge)

This photo is an original color picture, not a modern colorization – taken by Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorsky, a pioneer of color photography. Also of interest, note that the Russian guard on the far left is armed with a Berdan II rifle (enlarge the photo for better detail).