The Moscow streets used to be decorated by syrup carts, kvass barrels, flower stalls, balloons vendors… Where is it all now? Soon there won’t be stalls, everything has moved to supermarkets. Fine that ice-cream is still can be bought in the street. Here is the selection of Moscow vendors old pictures.
Food shopping stalls in Sukharevka, the beginning of the previous century.
M. Petrov – an ice-cream vendor. On the cart an advertisement of the famous chocolate, sweets and macaroni factory of Johann Ludwig Ding can be seen.
An ice-cream vendor, 1934.
The shop-window of Eliseevsky grocery, 1950.
Probably in 1955 this lady had “piroshki” (patties) in her basket.
Abundance in the Moscow shops of 1956.
One more ice-cream vendor in Tverskaya Street.
Vegetables vendor, 1975.
Drinks: a lemonade vendor, the beginning of the previous century.
A carbonator cart, 1947.
The most beautiful soda machines were probably in the 60s.
Syrup and water for 4 copecks in the end of the 50s.
Kvass vendor in the open air celebration. The 40s.
Beer. Pay attention to a splendid blue trashcan.
Kvass vendor in 1975.
And these are new model machines, the 80s.
Papers and cigarettes: vendors of 1926.
One more cigarettes stall.
The cigarettes stand, 1947.
Flowers: mimosa in Pushkin square, 1941.
Flowers near Metropol, 1947.
Here is the entire flower market in Komsomolskaya square.
Markets: trade at Dorogomilovsky market, the end of the 30s.
Tsvetnoy boulevard. Central market.
The stalls at the Yaroslavsky station. 1959.
Central market, 1963.
The “accidental” market of the 90s.
Miscellaneous: shawls, 1900.
The bookstalls near the walls of China-town, at Il’inskiye Vorota.
The vendor of weight information. 1989.
The void vendor. 1991.