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Incredible Photos of Russian Peasants in the 1800s

by William Carrick who grew up in Russia, of Scottish parents, and studied painting in St. Petersburg and Rome and photography in Edinburgh before opening a studio in St Petersburg.

Before 1872- Russian peasants photographed by William Carrick

Before 1872- Russian peasants photographed by William Carrick

Russian peasant, 1800s

Edinburgh-born artist William Carrick was born on New Year's Eve in 1827 and months later was taken to Russia where he grew up.

Каменщик. Жители дореволюционной России

Samuel Hadfield was a mason and mason tender, like this man. He lived in the Provo Bench (Orem) and would walk to Provo to work. He helped build many of the first homes in Provo.

I love the very large bag/sack being carried by this Russian vendor from the late 1800s (he is described as "Gown Seller" in a series of portraits of Russian Types). It's like a Japanese furoshiki.

I love the very large bag/sack being carried by this Russian vendor from the late (he is described as "Gown Seller" in a series of portraits of Russian Types). It's like a Japanese furoshiki.

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