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Types of Nationalities in the Turkestan

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.
Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Kirgiz-Kazaki: Arslan-bii
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Melochnaia torgovlia. Prodazha chaia (chai furush)

Photograph shows men sitting in front of a display of teapots, rugs(?) and tea.

Zaravshanskii okrug. G. Samarkand. Chtenie piatiknizhiia

Photograph shows a Jewish man, wearing a prayer shawl, reading the Hebrew bible.

Muzhskaia odezhda Sredneaziiattsev. Nizhnii khalat (iaktak)

Photograph shows two men wearing traditional robes.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Kirgiz-Kazaki: Utkul'-bai

Photograph shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of a man in a fur hat.

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.

Obshchestvennyia uveseleniia Sredneaziiatsev. Muzykanty. "Tamburi'

Photograph shows a man playing a long necked stringed instrument.

Bazarnye tipy

Photograph shows woman astride an ox.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Kirgiz-Kazachki. Tunuk-ai

Photograph shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of a Kyrgyz-Kazak woman.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Tadzhiki. Bai-batcha Mirsalikh

Photograph shows a full-length portrait of a Tajik man in traditional clothing.

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. Khivintsy: Khadzhi-bai

Photograph shows a portrait of a Khivan man, head-and-shoulders, wearing a hat.

Trupa muzykantov. Maskarabaz

Photograph shows a man striking a comical pose.

Obshchestvennyia uveseleniia Sredneaziiatsev. Muzykanty. "Mashki kamancha"

Photograph shows a man playing a long-necked stringed instrument.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Uzbechki. Makhtab ai

Photograph shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of a Uzbek woman.

Tadzhikskie svadebnye obriady. Chimilig

Photograph shows six young women standing by a large decorated cloth behind which stand two(?) people.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Tadzhichki. Nusret-ai

Photograph shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of a Tajik woman wearing a veil.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Cholak-Kazachki. Ai-kara

Photograph shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of a young Cholak-Kazak woman.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Kara-Kirgizy. Bazar-berdi

Photograph shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of a Kara-Kyrgyz man.

Trupa muzykantov. Tas-baz mualakchi kairak baz

Photograph shows troup of musicians and an acrobat(?).

Zaravshanskii okrug. Urok chistopisaniia

Photograph shows a Jewish man surrounded by four young boys.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Evreiki. Mariam

Photograph shows a portrait of a Jewish girl.

Zaravshanskii okrug. G. Samarkand. Prigotovlenie k molitvie

Photograph shows a Jewish man, wearing a prayer shawl, wrapping his arm in phylactery.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Kara-Kirgizy: Aim

Photograph shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of a Kara-Kyrgyz woman.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Cholak-Kazaki. Sardzhan-kazak

Photograph shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of a Cholak-Kazaks man wearing a fur hat.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Cholak-Kazaki. Mulla-Nakhank

Photograph shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of a Cholak-Kazaks man wearing a fur hat and scarf.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Tadzhichki: Maina-ai

Photograph shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of a Tajik woman in traditional clothing.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Uzbechki. Rauza-ai

Photograph shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of a Uzbek woman.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Tadzhiki. Ishan khodzha, samarkandskii kazy (sud'ia)

Photograph shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of a Ishan Khoja, kazi of Samarkand.

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. G. Tashkent i ego ulichnye tipy

Photograph shows a man riding a donkey.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Uzbeki. Khusein-bek, kshtutskii-bek

Photograph shows a portrait of a Uzbek man, kneeling on floor, wearing a turban.

Zhenskiia ukrasheniia i odezhda sredneaziiatok. Kamzol nakinutryi na golovu (sar-giriak)

Photograph shows two women wearing different styles of long veils. One's face is completely covered by the veil; the other woman's veil frames her face.

Ulichnye tipy sredneaziatskikh gorodov

Photograph shows a man and woman astride a horse.

Bazarnye tipy. Prodavets travy (kamychak)

Photograph shows man standing next to a donkey with bundles of sticks on its back.

Tadzhikskie remeslennye obriady (arbai pir). Obiet (buakhurdi)

Photograph shows a group of musicians, dancing boys(?) and female dancers.

Ulichnye tipy sredneaziatskikh gorodov

Photograph shows two men riding on wooden platforms(?) attached to a camel's back. A third man, in tattered clothing, holds the camel's rein.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Khivintsy: Kyzyl-bai

Photograph shows a portrait of a Khivan man, head-and-shoulders, wearing a fur hat.

Muzhskaia odezhda Sredneaziiattsev. Verkhnii khalat (dzhame)

Photograph shows front and rear view of a man's outer garment.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Uzbechki. Alim khan

Photograph shows a portrait of a Uzbek woman in traditional dress, seated, with hands folded.

Bazarnye tipy. Vodovoz (chaarkuzachi)

Photograph shows boy standing next to a donkey carrying water jugs on its back.

Ulichnye tipy sredneaziatskikh gorodov

Photograph shows a woman and boy astride a horse.

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

Photograph shows a group of women and children.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Sarty (Osiedlye zhiteli). Kabyl'-bai

Photograph shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of a Sart man.

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.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Kara-Kirgizy. Iul'-bars

Photograph shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of a Kara-Kyrgyz man.

Zaravshanskii okrug. G. Samarkand. Kolienopreklonenie

Photograph shows a Jewish man, wearing a prayer shawl, kneeling.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Kirgiz-Kazachki. Ai-dzhan

Photograph shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of a Kyrgyz-Kazak woman.

Trupa muzykantov. Petrushka (lukhtak baz) zachabaz

Photograph shows group of musicians, a batcha, and a man or boy lying on the rug in a sack(?).

Muzykal'nye instrumenty i muzykanty. Nagarachi

Photograph shows a man playing two small drums.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Tsyganki (Mazang). Khal'dar Khan

Photograph shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of a young Mazang gypsy woman.

Evreiskie obychai. Prazdnik Kuchki (bid bendan)

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

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Uzbeki. Abdul-Gafar bek byvshii ura-tiubinskii-bek

Photograph shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of Abdul-Gafar bek.

Zaravshanskii okrug. Pervye uroki

Photograph shows a Jewish (?) man with a young boy who is reading a book.

Obshchestvennyia uveseleniia Sredneaziiatsev. Muzykanty. "Karnaichi"

Photograph shows a man playing small flute-like instrument called a surnay. The caption for this image is incorrect. This caption is for image no. 263.

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. Kyshlak Sairam. Miestnost' "Syrlyk-Mechit"

Photograph shows buildings built on a hill and along a road.

Ulichnye tipy sredneaziatskikh gorodov

Photograph shows a man on a horse next to two women riding on a camel.

Tipy narodnostei turkestanskago kraia. Tadzhichki. Makhsat-ai

Photograph shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of a Tajik woman with braided hair, wearing a cap.