O. Stein Two Cabinet Cards Showing Scenes from Tschita, Russia

Price $1,500

Ref.# 11424

Medium 2 Albumen Prints - Cabinet Cards

Photo Date 1890s  Print Date 1890s

Dimensions 5.25 x 3.5 in. (120 x 89 mm)

Photo Country Russia (Belarus)

Photographer Country Russia (Belarus)

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Two Cabinet Cards Showing Scenes from Tschita, Russia , 1890s

5.5 x 3.5 inch Albumen Prints - Cabinet Cards

Russian photographer O. Stein captured the ethnically diverse population of Tschita (today Chita) - the administrative center of the Russian Far East Region, located in south-east Siberia and bordering China and Mongolia.

Russian trading activities in the Far East brought photographers to this region. Stein's studio portraits show the diverse mix of Russians, Tibetans, Mongolians and Chinese residents of the area. Stein also photographed outside, as seen in these photographs.

Cabinet Card mounts have Stein's stamp on recto and verso, including studio information.

Photograph details: A. Portrait of Two Hunters with Birds. The hunters, of Mongolian or Tibetan origin, present their foul to the camera. They are dressed in winter attire, the man on the left wears a full length fur coat and hat. B. Beggars In the Bazaar of Urge

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Photo Detail | O. Stein - Two Cabinet Cards Showing Scenes from Tschita, Russia
Photo Detail | O. Stein - Two Cabinet Cards Showing Scenes from Tschita, Russia
Photo Detail | O. Stein - Two Cabinet Cards Showing Scenes from Tschita, Russia