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Jewish types from Turkestan Album, 1868

Jewish types from the ethnographical part of Turkestan Album, a comprehensive visual survey of Central Asia undertaken after imperial Russia assumed control of the region in the 1860s. Commissioned by General Konstantin Petrovich von Kaufman (1818–82), the first governor-general of Russian Turkestan, the album is in four parts spanning six volumes including the photographs show individuals representing the different peoples of the region.
Gruppa evreĭskikh malʹchikov s uchitelem. Samarkand
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Evreikskie [sic] svadebnye obriady. Zakliuchenie svadebnago dogovora (khaty katua)

Photograph shows an agreement being signed by two men, representing the bride and groom's families.

Evreiskie obychai. Vnieshnii vid Shatra na prazdnikie (bid bendan)

Photograph shows a structure built against two sides of a building. The structure is roofed with branches and the sides covered with cloths which can be raised. This structure is seen in no. 258 with the side c... more

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Evreiki. Mariam

Photograph shows a portrait of a Jewish girl.

Evreiskie obychai. Pelenanie v liul'ku (gavara bendan)

Photograph shows a group of women and children.

Evreikskie [sic] svadebnye obriady. Privoz nieviesty [sic] v dom zhenikha (shebi zenan)

Photograph shows a group of people escorting the bride and groom (far left) to a house.

Evreiskie obychai. Prazdnik Kuchki (bid bendan)

Photograph shows a family (?) group seated outdoors with food.

Evreikskie [sic] svadebnye obriady. Svidaniia zhenikha s neviestoi (kuda-bini) do braka

Photograph shows the bride groom (second from left) and his father(?) meeting the bride's parents (on right). The bride is seated in the doorway.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Evrei. Sheivamu (Mulla Suleiman)

Photograph shows a full-length portrait of a young Jewish man holding a book open.

Pogrebal'nye obychai Sredneaziiattsev. Evreiskie pokhorony

Photograph shows a group of women around a body(?) on a platform. One woman is holding a drum.

Evreiskie obychai. Uveselenie (bazm) Evreek

Photograph shows a group of women and children celebrating outdoors. One woman has a drum and another appears to be dancing.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Evreiki. Sara

Photograph shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of a young Jewish woman, wearing a nose ring.

Evreikskie [sic] svadebnye obriady. Devishnik (shebi dukhtaran)

Photograph shows a group of girls seated on a rug in front of a building. Food and drink are on the rug.

Evreikskie [sic] svadebnye obriady. Devishnik (shebi dukhtaran)

Photograph shows a group of girls seated on a rug in front of a building. Food and drink are on the rug.

Evreikskie [sic] svadebnye obriady. Svatovstvo (shushmin)

Photograph shows six men seated on the ground. The groom is second from left.

Evreikskie [sic] svadebnye obriady. Svatovstvo (shushmin)

Photograph shows six men seated on the ground. The groom is second from left.

Evreikskie [sic] svadebnye obriady. Zhenikh (khatan) Mulla Borukh

Photograph shows half-length portrait of Jewish bridegroom.

Evreikskie [sic] svadebnye obriady. Zhenikh (khatan) Mulla Borukh

Photograph shows half-length portrait of Jewish bridegroom.

Evreikskie [sic] svadebnye obriady. Brakosochetanie (shiv"a barakhut)

Photograph shows a Jewish wedding ceremony. Bride and groom are in the center, with a tallit over their heads. The bride wears a burqua.

Evreikskie [sic] svadebnye obriady. Brakosochetanie (shiv"a barakhut)

Photograph shows a Jewish wedding ceremony. Bride and groom are in the center, with a tallit over their heads. The bride wears a burqua.

Evreikskie [sic] svadebnye obriady. Neviesta (kal'la) Khanna

Photograph shows a half-length portrait of Khanna, the bride.

Evreikskie [sic] svadebnye obriady. Neviesta (kal'la) Khanna

Photograph shows a half-length portrait of Khanna, the bride.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Evreiki. Banu-ai

Photograph shows a portrait of a Jewish girl, half-length.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Evreiki. Banu-ai

Photograph shows a portrait of a Jewish girl, half-length.

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. Priezd Evreev iz Bukhary v g. Kazalinsk

Photograph shows the arrival of Jews from Bukhara to the city of Kazalinsk (Qazaly). Man standing with loaded camels in front of building.

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. Priezd Evreev iz Bukhary v g. Kazalinsk

Photograph shows the arrival of Jews from Bukhara to the city of Kazalinsk (Qazaly). Man standing with loaded camels in front of building.