Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

American photographer visited Moscow in 1950s-1960s and here is his collection of color photos of the various street trade he encountered in the city. Food, and not only for sale check it out.

Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

For example on the first photo and here it is up close is the dried fruits stall.

Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

More dried fruit.

Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

Selling perfumes, soaps, etc right outside the market.

Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

Also selling socks.

Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

Selling ice cream (which is no surprise, what city in the world doesn’t sell street icecream?)

Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

Fresh fruit stall.

Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

More icecream now looking more authentic.

Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

Flowers of course.

Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

Some baked goods, sort of pretzels or something?

Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

And more icecream.

Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

Also balloons. Probably not helium filled but rather just with air.

Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

And books.

Street Sellers in Soviet Moscow in 1950s [photos]

“Russia – most reading country in the world” was the saying. Probably not true anymore. And that’s it! Enjoyed those?

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