Peasant girl of the village of Kieg island, Arkhangelsk.

Peasant girl, russia, Arkhangelsk, traditional costume, Fashion history,

Peasant girl of the village of Kieg island.

Russian peasant girl of the village of Kieg island, Arkhangelsk.

Russia 1899

Source: Русскій сѣверъ. Путевыя записки. A Russian Province of the North by Aleksandr Platonovich Engelhardt. Governor of the Province of Archangel. Translated from the Russian by Henry Cooke. Publisher: Archibald Constable & Co., Westminster 1899.




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