5 Leningrad in 1924

Leningrad in 1924

Posted on August 24, 2018 by tim


Vintage photographs of St.Petersburg (it was called Leningrad at that time) in 1924, the year when Lenin died. The pictures are in high resolution, you can click and browse them with arrows in a larger size.

The “Passage” shopping mall.

This is the inside of the “Passage” store.

At that time, there was a temporary liberalization of small business trade in Soviet Union, which was called “NEP” – new economic policy – and many small shops appeared. Many of those small shops would be banned later.

Motor-sledges – cars with skis. “Packard” is the brand name of the cars.

Agitation on the bridge – “Stop fascism! Stop leftist capitalism-social-democracy!”

“Apraxin Dvor” market

The same market

The “Apollo” auction house

Night time at the “European” hotel restaurant.

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5 Responses to “Leningrad in 1924”

  1. Douglas says:

    Putin you mention :)). He has a face that is common to Slavic people….especially in the north of Russia.

  2. Douglas says:

    Putin has home in Karelia and he also visits church there. Karelia is in the far north.

  3. alsm74 says:

    Common to Slavic people??? You are insane! “Who is Mr putin?” He can be anyone or anything, but Russian.

  4. Martinus van Brederode says:

    I think the seventh from the bottom is the corner of Невски Проспект and Думская Улица
    .
    See:

    https://www.google.com/maps/@59.9349659,30.3298948,3a,75y,238.45h,82.44t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sTMvGVzhaId6jRl1xUzAs9Q!2e0!7i13312!8i6656

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