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Leningrad in 1924


Vintage photographs of St.Petersburg (it was called Leningrad at that time) in 1924, the year when Lenin died.


The “Passage” shopping mall.




This is the inside of the “Passage” store.



Motor-sledges – cars with skis. “Packard” is the brand name of the cars.


Agitation on the bridge – “Stop fascism! Stop leftist capitalism-social-democracy!”


“Apraxin Dvor” market




The “Apollo” auction house


Night time at the “European” hotel restaurant.



Laundry


Making Lening busts in the Academy of Arts


St.Isaacs Cathedral


Commanders and students of higher school of cavallery.


Commanders in the communications battalion.


The “Summer Garden” park after the flooding.


A meeting at “Uprising” square.


Just a bridge in the park


The remains of the Nicholas I monument


“First Cultural Holiday” in Petrograd (Leningrad)


Preparing a place to erect a monument to Plekhanov


A mourning ceremony with Lenin portraits


A street performance


“Greetings to German Workers”


“25th October Avenue”


“Elephant restaurant” at Sadovaia street.


A live chess competition in the street


A life size chess game.


Warehouses


Demolition of wooden houses


Street venders


Lenin’s funeral parade


Near Smolny – Leningrad government building


Street sellers on Sennaia street


Police issuing a ticket for violation of road rules




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