16 Vintage Photographs of St Petersburg Dated 1909

Vintage Photographs of St Petersburg Dated 1909

Posted on March 16, 2011 by team


St Petersburg English Ladies With Teddy Bear 1909

Recently we’ve published exclusive photos of Moscow taken in the far year of 1909. The story of this tour and information about the author of these precious pictures can be easily found in our previous post as well. Moscow was not the only Russian city visited during this tour, today we are showing the photos of St. Petersburg 1909.


St Petersburg Dock Hands Unloading Ship 1909

St Petersburg Dock Hands, Cholera 1909

St Petersburg Dock Hands 1909

St Petersburg Moujiks Game of 3 Shells 1909

St Petersburg The Czar's Yacht in River Neva 1909

St Petersburg Czar's Palace, The Hermitage 1909

St Petersburg Rostral Columns 1909

St Petersburg Czar's Marble Palace on Neva River 1909

St Petersburg Alexander III Statue 1909

St Petersburg Riverfront People 1909

St Petersburg Street Scene 1909

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16 Responses to “Vintage Photographs of St Petersburg Dated 1909”

  1. Otis R. Needleman says:

    Excellent pictures! Thanks!

  2. Musa says:

    Wonderful Photographs, Thanks for sharing them.

  3. HPE says:

    Haha, last time, one of the photos was supposed to be taken in Moscow… (3rd from the bottom)

    • cranewoods says:

      That was pilot error on my part not Murray’s. I had a half dozen or so St Petersburg shots mixed in with Moscow (even one from Berlin!). I believe I have them all straight now.

  4. cranewoods says:

    You are absoulutely welcome. Thank you engishrussia for being so accomodating in posting them. The response to the collection has been overwhelming. As of today 40,000 hits to the Flickr page.

  5. SovMarxist1924 says:

    Last days…

    • Thurston Howell III says:

      Hey Sov, where did you get the “G” from, it’s not on IMDB, I vaguely, very vaguely recall, that that was my first initial?

      • SovMarxist1924 says:

        Baby Boomer’s (dream=nightmare): Watching “Gilligan’s Island.” Some things stick with you (like scar tissue). I vaguely recall an episode where Howell adopts Gilligan and christens him “G. Thurston Howell IV.” You can buy the show on DVD. But why would you want to?!

        • SovMarxist1924 says:

          Maybe the “G.” stood for Gilligan. I’m going insane… (Capitalism and “Gilligan’s Island” will do that to you….)

          • Archy Bunka says:

            Ok that explains G.
            Gilligan’s Island was nice, family entertainment. No cussing, no sex, no politics, and yet it was funny in the old slapstick way, which I like.
            MaryAnn.

  6. Thurston Howell III says:

    I knew the royal family well, I went to the fire sale.

  7. GsomGsom says:

    Vintage Photographs of St Petersburg AND MOSCOW

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