Zooming In on a Stunningly Hi-Res Photo from Imperial Russia – MyHeritage April 13, 2021

I saw this on MyHeritage recently – Zooming In on a Stunningly Hi-Res Photo from Imperial Russia: https://blog.myheritage.com/2021/04/zooming-in-on-a-stunningly-hi-res-photo-from-imperial-russia/. Slightly longer article. I included the topic headings. 

 by Esther April 13, 2021 History

In 2006, an old photo became a sensation on online Russian photography forums. The photo, dated somewhere between 1903–1909, features an entire regiment from the Imperial Russian Army — around 1,200 soldiers — in astonishingly high resolution.

These are the soldiers of the Kexholm Guard Infantry Regiment stationed in Warsaw during the first decade of the 20th century — before the outbreak of World War I and the Russian Revolution. What’s particularly remarkable about this photo is the level of detail that is visible: facial features, army insignia, even the buttons on the uniforms can be clearly seen.

How the photo was discovered

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What camera was used to take the photo?

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The Kexholm Guard Infantry Regiment

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A closer look with the Photo Enhancer

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