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People of the Russian Empire in the 1850s-1870s

William Carrick (1827-1878) was a Scottish-Russian artist and photographer. In 1859, in St. Petersburg, he opened the first photo studio in the Russian Empire.

Carrick quickly gained fame, capturing the daily life of the country and became the first Russian ethnographer-photographer. Let’s look at some of his works. The second part. Source: humus.

Musician playing a balalaika.

Water carrier.

Haberdasher.

Public servant.

Group of girls.

Two waiters.

Two men on horseback.

Woodcutter.

Woodcutter.

Nun.

Women and man with a cart.

Cabby.

Cabby.

Cabby.

Cabby.

Serviceman of the Lezgin or Georgian convoy.

Bricklayer with bricks.

Peasants.

Peasant.

Peasant.

Peasant.

Peasant.

Merchant wife.

Boatmen on the Volga River.

Cradles for babies.

Butcher.

Collector of alms.

Peddler.

Waiter.

Old man.

Postman.

The second part of photos

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