What did the beauties of tsarist Russia look like

What did the beauties of tsarist Russia look like

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The concepts of female beauty change every few decades — different types of figures, aristocratic faces and other signs of a beautiful girl come into fashion. This calendar was printed back in 1904: famous actresses, wives of media workers and wives of wealthy industrialists gathered to demonstrate their dazzling appearance to others.

What did the beauties of tsarist Russia look like

What did the beauties of tsarist Russia look like

Ms. Yachmeneva, Ms. Khilkova and Ms. Khrennikova: judging by the absence of bright pseudonyms, we are faced with aspiring actresses who, nevertheless, were awarded the pages of the calendar.

What did the beauties of tsarist Russia look like

Here is a very interesting picture: Ukrainian girls from different parts of the country are depicted here. On the left — Podolsk province, on the right — Chernihiv.

Susanna Varley and Katerina Tomskaya is both from wealthy families close to government circles.

What did the beauties of tsarist Russia look like

A demonstration of different types of girlish beauty from all over tsarist Russia: a Polish woman, an Estonian woman and an Odessite differ in the correct shape of the face and bottomless (at least in the picture) eyes.

What did the beauties of tsarist Russia look like

Russian artist and Moldavian.

What did the beauties of tsarist Russia look like

A Jewish woman from Belarus and a girl from the Volga region.

What did the beauties of tsarist Russia look like

These ladies remained in the calendar without a signature. Most likely, in front of us are the wives and daughters of someone from a publishing house.

Romanian, Finnish and Swedish - judging by the costumes, we have high-level singers in front of us, maybe even theater actresses.

What did the beauties of tsarist Russia look like

Don Cossack and Ukrainian in national outfits.

What did the beauties of tsarist Russia look like

The Little Russian and the Polka are the first in the national headscarf, the second is plain-haired, which hints at the freedom of morals.

What did the beauties of tsarist Russia look like

Actress of the Bolshoi Theater, Ms. Mitkevich.

What did the beauties of tsarist Russia look like

Models of the Architectural School, where students practiced their artistic skills.

Mrs. Dalskaya and an unnamed Georgian woman may be the closest relative.

What did the beauties of tsarist Russia look like

Actress, Mrs. Domasheva, and ballerina, Mrs. Kyaksht. Just look at these refined, spiritual faces! It will take some few years and it will become dangerous for such girls to just appear on the streets.

What did the beauties of tsarist Russia look like

A Swedish woman (whose hairstyle and appearance are already talking about feminism that has won in this country) and a Russian artist, Ms. Nadimova.

What did the beauties of tsarist Russia look like

A Russian Greek woman (she is given out by the classic curve of her nose) and a German frau, whose outfit gives out belonging to the upper class.

What did the beauties of tsarist Russia look like

On the left — Ivanna Koryskova, the future wife of the breeder Tovstonogogo, on the right - Giselle Barkhatova (most likely a pseudonym) - opera singer.

The wife and daughter of the publisher of the calendar, the industrial magnate Skotorogov.

What did the beauties of tsarist Russia look like

A Belarusian woman in a national costume and an artist, Mrs. Poznyakova. The Belarusian, most likely, also plays in the theater.

What did the beauties of tsarist Russia look like

Polish and Jewish beauties. Judging by the type of face, the Polish girl also belongs to the Abraham tribe.

What did the beauties of tsarist Russia look like

A Crimean Tatar and a Belarusian girl, both in national costumes and with objects showing the life of girls.

What did the beauties of tsarist Russia look like

Finnish and Jewish. The second, judging by the rich outfit, is the daughter of one of the wealthy Moscow Jews.

A Russian artist who wished to remain anonymous and a Belarusian girl whose name is simply not specified.

What did the beauties of tsarist Russia look like

A little more local color: on the left side — a Buryat woman in a national outfit, on the right - a Pomorka girl from the Arkhangelsk province.

Keywords: 20th century | Beauty | Russia | Photo album

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