4 Peasants life in Arkhangelsk 1910 [37 images]

Peasants life in Arkhangelsk 1910 [37 images]

Posted on July 31, 2018 by tim

Swedish man go to Arkhangelsk, R.I. in 1910, make photo of peasant life. Here photos:

In this village population was 750 persons. 371 men 379 women.


Main profession – grow potato, catch fish (70 km from sea harm fish trade).

No telegraph connection. In winter road go only on deer sledges.

Only small boats can reach by water because it shallow.

Here are the people.


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4 Responses to “Peasants life in Arkhangelsk 1910 [37 images]”

  1. MikeGrost says:

    Fantactic and intriguing collection!
    But we also need some educated comments about
    – traditional clothing?
    – specialized earth buildings?
    – the whereabouts?

  2. Avocado Advocate says:

    Some of these people look like part of a local ethnic group. Any info?

  3. Douglas says:

    The women look tough and capable in that harsh life. I admire their grit.

  4. Darryl says:

    Wow! I love these old pictures. Thank you for sharing! :)

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