Ancient Mr. Gvianishvili speaking with children, 1937. He was 125 years old, a confederate of Arsen of Tbilisi in the early 19th century. Georgia
Youth with grapes, 1938. Kardanakhi village. In 2013 UNESCO designated the Kakhetian “qvevri” method of making wine an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Kakhetia, Georgia
Armenian women from Tiflis, 1890
In old mountain Armenia, 1938. Rural location, Armenia
Collective farm fair in Tiflis, 1932. Here was the collective farm marketplace for fresh foods. Georgia, Tbilisi
Charcot shower, 1938. This was a popular spa hydrotherapy, designed by Paris doctor Jean-Martin Charcot. Among many other achievements, Charcot gained fame for inventing the power jet shower. Caucasus Mineral Waters, Kislovodsk. Stavropol' region
Moslem woman, 1939. View onto Bazaar Street through the fortress gate. Baku constructivism. Palace of the Press Azerneshr building, by architect S. Pen. Baku, Azerbaidjan.
Postman of a giant, 1939. State farm Sad-Gigant. Slaviansk district, Krasnodar region, Kuban, May 27th, 1939.
Loofah sponge seller, 1938. Black Sea coast. Sukhumi. Abkhazia-Georgia, ex-USSR.