Russian women

Russian women
Accession number: 
Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

Group portrait of fourteen Russian women, standing, wearing long tunics and tall hats, described in a handwritten caption on the reverse as ‘Old Russian Costume’.

Photographer: Unidentified
Date of photograph: Circa 1870s
Continent: Europe
Geographical area: Central and Eastern Europe
Country: Russia
Region/Place: Moscow ?
Cultural group: European Russian
Format: Carte de visite
Size: 104 x 63 mm
Acquisition: Joan Evans. Donated August 1941


Primary documentation: ‘[p.588] Dr. JOAN EVANS, from the property of the late SIR ARTHUR EVANS, Youlbury, Boars Hill, Oxford. [List of items follows]’; ‘[p.590] 29 Photographs of Russian types, in box’: Pitt Rivers Museum accession records (Donations X, 1937–1941), pp.588, 590. Notes on mount: ‘Old Russian/ Costume/ Moscow’ (written in pencil on reverse of mount card).