UZBEKS
TURKMENS
KYRGYZS
KAZAKHS
TAJIKS

SAMARKAND, FERGANA, KOKAND AND BUKHARA (All photos were taken ca. 1900-1910)



Alim Khan (18801944), emir of Bukhara

 



Kush Beg (Minister of Internal Affairs)

 



Shahlik Stand

 



In the courtyard of the Tilla-Kari Madrasah

 



A government officer in Bukhara

 



Students in Mudaris

 



Students

 



A carpenter

 



A man with chilim, type of a tobacco pipe

 



A fabric merchant in Samarkand, ca. 1910

 



Money exchange in Registan
(Samarkand)
 



A Karakalpak woman standing in front of her yurt

 



The Uzbek woman is sorting cocoons inside yurt. Samarkand Province. The beginning of the 20th century. Russian Ethnography Museum.

 



An old Sart man

 



Family Around Sandali

 



Antique Store

 



Two Women in Fancy Dress

 



Man in Calico

 



Sart Standing Man

 



Reeling Cocoons for Warp and Weft

 



Girl Playing Instrument

 



Emir of Bukhara and his ministers

 



Female Group

 



Young Men and Women

 



Man In Shahrisabs Robe

 

   

 


TURKMENS



A group of Turkmen in front of their yurt

 



A number of yurts next to each other

 



A young Turkmen with his camel

 



A young Turkmen girl on a large Tekke rug

 



A Tekke Turkmen man with his wife



Aksakal on Tekke Rug

 



Older woman teaches how to weave a rug. Turkmens. The Russian Museum of Ethnography.. The beginning of the 20th century.

 



Two Turkmens on a Tekke rug



Majlis in Aiwan (balcony)

 



Interior Tekke Yurt

 



Turkoman on Horse with Silver Trappings

 

 

 

KAZAKHS



Richly dressed young woman.  Semipalatinsk Province. The beginning of the 20th century. The Russian Museum of Ethnography.

 


Group of men and women inside a yurt. Kazakh Turks. The beginning of the 20th century. The Russian Museum of Ethnography.


Kazaks of Astrakhan (Atyrau)
 


 

KIRGHIZS / KYRGYZS



 
Kyrgyz yurt in aul. Fergana Province. The beginning of the 20th century. The Russian Museum of Ethnography.



Kirgiz Yurt With Reed Screen

 



Nomad Kyrgyzs

 



A Kyrgyz family in their yurt. Fergana. The Russian Museum of Ethnography.

 



Young Kirgiz Women

 



Kyrgyz women weaving a rug.
early 20th century
 



 

 

 


TAJIKS



Tajik fabric masters. The beginning of the 20th century. The Russian Museum of Ethnography.