Leningrad in 1924

Leningrad in 1924

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.

Leningrad in 1924

The “Passage” shopping mall.

Leningrad in 1924

Leningrad in 1924

This is the inside of the “Passage” store.

Leningrad in 1924

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.Leningrad in 1924

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

Leningrad in 1924

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

Leningrad in 1924

“Apraxin Dvor” market

Leningrad in 1924

The same market

Leningrad in 1924

Leningrad in 1924

The “Apollo” auction house

Leningrad in 1924

Night time at the “European” hotel restaurant.

Leningrad in 1924

Leningrad in 1924

Laundry

Leningrad in 1924

Making Lening busts in the Academy of Arts

Leningrad in 1924

St.Isaacs Cathedral

Leningrad in 1924

Don’t forget that you can see full size images by clicking on them.

Leningrad in 1924

Commanders and students of higher school of cavallery.

Leningrad in 1924

Commanders in the communications battalion. Is that Putin on the left?

Leningrad in 1924

The “Summer Garden” park after the flooding.

Leningrad in 1924

A meeting at “Uprising” square.

Leningrad in 1924

Just a bridge in the park

Leningrad in 1924

The remains of the Nicholas I monument

Leningrad in 1924

“First Cultural Holiday” in Petrograd (Leningrad)

Leningrad in 1924

Preparing a place to erect a monument to Plekhanov

Leningrad in 1924

A mourning ceremony with Lenin portraits

Leningrad in 1924

A street performance

Leningrad in 1924

“Greetings to German Workers”

Leningrad in 1924

“25th October Avenue”

Leningrad in 1924

“Elephant restaurant” at Sadovaia street.

Leningrad in 1924

A live chess competition in the street

Leningrad in 1924

A life size chess game.

Leningrad in 1924

Warehouses

Leningrad in 1924

Leningrad in 1924

Demolition of wooden houses

Leningrad in 1924

Street venders

Leningrad in 1924

Lenin’s funeral parade

Leningrad in 1924

Near Smolny – Leningrad government building

Leningrad in 1924

Street sellers on Sennaia street

Leningrad in 1924

Police issuing a ticket for violation of road rules

5 thoughts on “Leningrad in 1924”

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