Tipy naselenii Penzenskoi gubernii

Collection History

Many 19th century plate books on customs and costume came to NYPL from the founding Lenox and Astor library holdings, as well as the personal library of benefactor Samuel J. Tilden. Many of the titles chosen for digitization show dress in the context of ethnicity or nationality. Related dress materials, such as accessories and body ornamentation, are also included.

Related Resources

See also the following digital collections for additional regional works: [Africana & Black History; Asia and the Pacific Rim in Early Prints and Photographs; The Luso-Hispanic New World in Early Prints and Photographs; After Columbus: Four-hundred Years of Native American Portraiture; and Icons and Images of Cultures: Plate Books from the Russian Empire, Early Soviet Russia, and Eastern Europe, 1730-1935]

- 9/23/2004

Collection Data

Orlov, Nikolai, ca. 1831- (Photographer)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1862
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: SLV [Plates 001-012]
Clothing & dress -- Russia
Content: Title page in ms., with coat of arms of the government of Penza at head of title; captions in ms. Twelve hand-colored photographs.
Statement of responsibility: sniaty s natury dieistvitelnym chlenom Penzenskago gubernskago statisticheskago komitet kollezhskim sekretarem Nikolaem Orlovym. 1862 g.
Acquisition: Transferred from the Slavic and Baltic Division, 2012
Physical Description
Extent: 1 v., chiefly ill. ; 31 cm.
Albumen prints
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11745313
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ee69e070-c628-012f-adfb-58d385a7bc34
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