The Russian architecture of the pre-revolutionary period can be highlighted as a separate type. Here we have collected a lot of pictures of Russian churches, country houses, fishing houses, theatrical decorations and household items: they all belong to that very period of Russia before the communist revolution.
Fishing house stand at the water.
The box that might keep some treasures.
The country house that even does not look real.
Another country house has many interesting details.
Toilets were so cool!
It must be nice to wash at such a wash-stand.
This is a detail of a country house.
People used to visit bath houses very often.
Another bath house that resembles some fairy tale palace.
Summer houses often had many nice patterns.
In such a booth they used to sell religious literature.
Such windows are not spread widely today.
To such theatres they used to go for entertainment.
It reads: “Moscow is for people”
It’s nice to see performances from such a box.
Gates to a city looked like this.
The door looks nice.
This is a balcony of a country house.
Country house that looks like a mansion.
The wooden belfry is like a little house.
What a good place for evening meetings it is!
This one is also nice.
Village pupils studied in such a school.
The country house has a lot of small details and patterns.
People used to have such barns.
This is an example of a facade typical for that time.
This one is even more beautiful.
It’s a church.
Another summer house of the past time.
This is how a chandelier of that time could look like.
The country house resembles a palace.
Details of the country house are drawn.
It’s an iconostasis.
This is a pavillion.
Such pavillions were used to entertain people.
Another summer house that looks perfect.
It’s hard to believe it’s a stove.
This summer house is not so big.
Such decorations were used to beautify roofs.
This is another example of a barn.
Here people could buy magazines and papers.
Руку a forester used to live.
Such cupboards could be found in beautiful country houses.
Another pavillion brought quiet hours to people.
This is a village school.
And these are some details of its building.
These are details of a stove.
A nice kitchen had to have a nice salt shaker…
… and a cupboard.
A village school had such details.
And these are church details.
Village schools were often like masterpieces.
Another country house that resembles a mansion.
It is pity that no many houses like this have been preserved till today.
This is a facade of some house. 1879.
Some Russian cities still have some examples of such old architecture, but rather often they prefer not to restore but replace them with modern high-rise buildings.