Library of Congress “Peasant Girls, Russian Empire” and Otava Yo Music Video

This morning I was perusing the Library of Congress’ Flickr feed and stumbled upon this:

In addition to being a lovely photo and technically interesting from a photographer’s perspective- I thought I’ve seen this recently!!

After a moment of thought it occurred to me that there’s a scene in one of my recent favorite videos by a Russian folk band Otava Yo recreating this scene. Check out this video: here (set to the time where this scene is recreated.