Category Archives: Old Photographs

Photographs of Romanian dress from the 1930s and 1940s

An expression of national identity from a lost era

Henri Cartier-Bresson’s Soviet Union

Atmospheric photographs from 1954

Family photos: Ukrainian stories

Moving accounts of past and present Ukrainian experience from individuals and their families

British Workers in the Russian Textile Industry before 1917

A brief outline of some research I’ve been doing

The Rupe Museum, Dubrovnik

showing aspects of traditional life, including folk dress

The 1903 Costume Ball at the Winter Palace, St Petersburg

An account highlighting the jewels..

Romanian faces

Haunting images from the 1930s and ’40s

Rescuing images of 20th-century Romania

The Costic─â Acsinte archive

Dress in old photographs

Some vivid glimpses into past lives and other cultures

Prokudin-Gorskii’s Uglich

The rising of the Volga