Historical Studio Portraits of Russian Working-Class People From the 19th Century

Photographers based in Moscow and St. Petersburg created series of visit cards showing Russian ‘types’. These remarkable portraits include a fascinating record of townspeople, artisans, street vendors and peasants. Some staged an activity, and some photographed their occupation performance.

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