We have already showed you photos of Moscow taken in 1909. Let us see the way the city was changed in 22 years. The photos below were taken in 1931 by Branson DeCou, a traveller, and were later colored with aniline ink.
Viewing the Kremlin from the Great Stone Bridge.
Viewing the Kremlin from the Moskvoretski bridge.
The view of Moskvoretskaya street from the Moskvoretski bridge.
The Faceted Chamber.
The Annunciation Cathedral.
Ivan the Great Bell Tower.
The Voskresensky gates.
TsUM (Central Universal Department Store).
Central Children’s Theater.
Kuznetsky Bridge Street.
Agitation on Soviet Square: The 5-year plan ensures tremendous amplitude of socialistic construction.
The Cathedral of Christ the Savior.
Inside the Cathedral.
Church of the Resurrection in the Kremlin.
Museum exhibit of 1937.
Station of fire-extinguishing propaganda.
The Vladimir Gate on Lubyanka square.
School of communism.
Moiseevskaya Square. The view of future Manezh Square.
Old districts of Moscow.
A foreigner is surrounded by the Muscovites.
Selling drinks – kvass and fruit-drink.
Best service – to workers!
Queues on Pyatnitskaya Street.
Sokolniki, Green Theater.
Soyuzpechat Agency (National Publishing Company).
A parking lot next to Leningrad railway station.