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Uzbek Collection

Background imageUzbek Collection: Tilla Kari Madrasa. 1646-1660. UZBEKISTAN. Samarkand

Tilla Kari Madrasa. 1646-1660. UZBEKISTAN. Samarkand. Registan Square. Islamic art. Architecture

Background imageUzbek Collection: Tashkent, Uzbekistan - Native School

Tashkent, Uzbekistan - Native School. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageUzbek Collection: Wandering Uzbek Dervishes from Samarkand

Wandering Uzbek Dervishes from Samarkand. Dervish or Darvesh in Persian usually refers to a person who is a seeker of the truth i.e. universal truth

Background imageUzbek Collection: Uzbekistan - Tashkent - The Railway Station

Uzbekistan - Tashkent - The Railway Station. Date: 1903

Background imageUzbek Collection: Andijan - Uzbekistan

Andijan - Uzbekistan
Andijan (Andijon), Uzbekistan - a small roadside mosque

Background imageUzbek Collection: Girls at Uzbek middle school

Girls at Uzbek middle school
Four girls stand smiling outside their middle school in Andizhan, Uzbekistan. Date: 1950s

Background imageUzbek Collection: Tashkent secondary school

Tashkent secondary school
Boys reading books in the library of their secondary school in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Date: 1950s

Background imageUzbek Collection: Young Uzbeks reading about Stalin

Young Uzbeks reading about Stalin
Two young Uzbek women reading the first volume of the collected works of Stalin. Date: 1950s

Background imageUzbek Collection: Camel rider in Bukhara, Uzbekistan, Central Asia

Camel rider in Bukhara, Uzbekistan, Central Asia
Camel rider, a tribesman from the desert, shopping in Bukhara, Uzbekistan, Central Asia. Date: 1922

Background imageUzbek Collection: Kokand, Uzbekistan - Seller of Traditional Uzbek Ceramics

Kokand, Uzbekistan - Seller of Traditional Uzbek Ceramics and a baker with a tray of bread rolls on his head. Date: circa 1908

Background imageUzbek Collection: Samarkand, Uzbekistan - Lecture in a Registan Madrasa

Samarkand, Uzbekistan - Lecture in a Registan Madrasa
Samarkand, Uzbekistan - Students attending a lecture in a Registan Madrasa (Islamic Religious School). Date: circa 1910

Background imageUzbek Collection: Bukhara, Uzbekistan - Smoking a chillim pipe

Bukhara, Uzbekistan - Smoking a chillim pipe. In Uzbekistan and Afghanistan, a hookah is called chillim. Date: 1905

Background imageUzbek Collection: Kokand, Uzbekistan - Teenage Boys in Traditional Costume

Kokand, Uzbekistan - Teenage Boys in Traditional Costume Date: circa 1908

Background imageUzbek Collection: Kokand, Uzbekistan - Tea House

Kokand, Uzbekistan - Tea House. As the caption states, " The tea of the Khans tastes better". Kokand was the capital of the of the Kokand Khanate. Date: circa 1909

Background imageUzbek Collection: Tashkent, Uzbekistan - A wandering Dervish

Tashkent, Uzbekistan - A wandering Dervish Date: 1907

Background imageUzbek Collection: Tashkent, Uzbekistan - Street Scene

Tashkent, Uzbekistan - Street Scene with children standing on the top of a mound of earth and rubble outside a General Store (as children do!). Date: circa 1907

Background imageUzbek Collection: Samarkand, Uzbekistan - The Registan with Arba

Samarkand, Uzbekistan - The Registan with Arba. Note the Traditional Arba Wagon in the foreground, with very large, heavy wheels, suitable for traversing difficult terrain. Date: 1903

Background imageUzbek Collection: Samarkand, Uzbekistan - Melon Seller

Samarkand, Uzbekistan - Melon Seller. Date: circa 1905

Background imageUzbek Collection: Tashkent, Uzbekistan - Street in the Old City - with Arba

Tashkent, Uzbekistan - Street in the Old City - with Arba
Tashkent, Uzbekistan - Street in the Old City. Note the Traditional Arba Wagon in the foreground, with very large, heavy wheels, suitable for traversing difficult terrain. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageUzbek Collection: Tashkent, Uzbekistan - The Grain Courtyard

Tashkent, Uzbekistan - The Grain Courtyard. Date: 1915

Background imageUzbek Collection: Tashkent, Uzbekistan - Open shopfronts - Urda Riverbank

Tashkent, Uzbekistan - Open shopfronts - Urda Riverbank. Interestingly this is a postcard using an identical plate to that of picture 11040989, but the glass plate negative has been reversed!

Background imageUzbek Collection: Uzbekistan - Tashkent - Building Riverside Fortifications

Uzbekistan - Tashkent - Building Riverside Fortifications - Chirchiq River. Date: circa 1908

Background imageUzbek Collection: Uzbekistan - Tashkent - Sitting beneath ancient Sacred Tree

Uzbekistan - Tashkent - Sitting beneath ancient Sacred Tree
Uzbekistan - Tashkent - Sitting beneath an ancient Sacred Tree. Date: circa 1907

Background imageUzbek Collection: Uzbekistan - Nomadic Uzbeks - Tashkent with Yurt and pot

Uzbekistan - Nomadic Uzbeks - Tashkent with Yurt and pot
Uzbekistan - Nomadic Uzbeks - Tashkent with Yurt, drying rack, horses and lare cooking pot. Date: circa 1908

Background imageUzbek Collection: Uzbekistan - Samarkand - Gur-i Amir

Uzbekistan - Samarkand - Gur-i Amir
The Gur-i Amir or Guri Amir (Amir Temur maqbarasi, Gori Amir) - a mausoleum of the Asian conqueror Tamerlane (also known as Timur) in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageUzbek Collection: Uzbekistan - Samarkand - Smoking a Chillum Pipe

Uzbekistan - Samarkand - Smoking a Chillum Pipe
Uzbekistan - Samarkand - Local men sharing a smoke of a Chillum Pipe. Date: circa 1905

Background imageUzbek Collection: Bukhara, Uzbekistan - Uzbek man on small donkey leads camels

Bukhara, Uzbekistan - Uzbek man on small donkey leads camels
Bukhara, Uzbekistan - Uzbek man on a very small white donkey leading a caravan of camels. Date: circa 1905

Background imageUzbek Collection: Khoja from Uzbekistan

Khoja from Uzbekistan
A Khojeh of Uzbek Tartary. The Khojas are an ethnic group of Shia Muslims.This plate, according to Elphinstone, depicts Mahommed Hussun, a native of Wurdaunzye near Bokhaura

Background imageUzbek Collection: Bukhara, Uzbekistan - Oybinok Mosque

Bukhara, Uzbekistan - Oybinok Mosque
Bukhara, Uzbekistan - The small medieval Oybinok (terraced) Mosque prior to more recent external re-modelling. Date: circa 1909

Background imageUzbek Collection: Uzbekistan - Bukhara - A soldier Bodyguard of the Emir

Uzbekistan - Bukhara - A soldier Bodyguard of the Emir
Uzbekistan - Bukhara - A magnificent portrait photograph of a soldier of the Bodyguard of the Emir. Note his traditional Uzbek sheepswool hat and tunic with cartridge pockets. Date: 1914

Background imageUzbek Collection: Tashkent, Uzbekistan - Uzbektorg and Pushkin Street

Tashkent, Uzbekistan - Uzbektorg and Pushkin Street
Tashkent, Uzbekistan - Old Government Offices / Public Building on the corner of Uzbektorg and Pushkin Street Date: late 1930s

Background imageUzbek Collection: Young Uzbek famers son with wagons, ox and horses

Young Uzbek famers son with wagons, ox and horses Date: late 1930s

Background imageUzbek Collection: Bukhara, Uzbekistan - Lyab-i Hauz

Bukhara, Uzbekistan - Lyab-i Hauz
Lyab-i Hauz ( by the pond ), or Lyab-i Khauz - the name of the area surrounding one of the few remaining hauz (ponds) that have survived in the city of Bukhara in Uzbekistan

Background imageUzbek Collection: Uzbekistan - General scene with musicians and Samovar

Uzbekistan - General scene with musicians and Samovar - early postcard. Date: 1902

Background imageUzbek Collection: Andijan, Uzbekistan - Entrance to a Madrasa

Andijan, Uzbekistan - Entrance to a Madrasa. Date: circa 1909

Background imageUzbek Collection: Samarkand, Uzbekistan - A Porcelain repairer

Samarkand, Uzbekistan - A Porcelain repairer
Samarkand, Uzbekistan - A beautiful postcard showing a Porcelain repairer. Date: 1907

Background imageUzbek Collection: Samarkand, Uzbekistan - A Street scene

Samarkand, Uzbekistan - A Street scene. Date: 1907

Background imageUzbek Collection: Samarkand, Uzbekistan - A young boy riding his mule

Samarkand, Uzbekistan - A young boy riding his mule. Date: circa 1910

Background imageUzbek Collection: Samarkand, Uzbekistan - Preparing Pilaf

Samarkand, Uzbekistan - Preparing Pilaf - traditional rice-based broth. Here the fat/oil/dripping is added. Date: circa 1910

Background imageUzbek Collection: Samarkand, Uzbekistan - Courtyard of a local mans house

Samarkand, Uzbekistan - Courtyard of a local mans house Date: 1910

Background imageUzbek Collection: Locals - Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Locals - Samarkand, Uzbekistan Date: 1907

Background imageUzbek Collection: Street Barber - Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Street Barber - Samarkand, Uzbekistan (perhaps requesting an " Uzbek and sides" ?!) Date: 1907

Background imageUzbek Collection: Bukhara, Uzbekistan - Kagan Railway Station

Bukhara, Uzbekistan - Kagan Railway Station. Date: circa 1905

Background imageUzbek Collection: Kokand, Uzbekistan - Shoeing a horse at the local forge

Kokand, Uzbekistan - Shoeing a horse at the local forge. Date: circa 1908

Background imageUzbek Collection: Bukhara, Uzbekistan - Student at the Madrasa

Bukhara, Uzbekistan - Student at the Madrasa (Islamic School). Date: 1903

Background imageUzbek Collection: Bukhara, Uzbekistan - The Chief of Sindan

Bukhara, Uzbekistan - The Chief of Sindan (clearly a real barrel of laughs). Date: circa 1910

Background imageUzbek Collection: Kokand, Uzbekistan - Men and boys on a Feast Day Festival

Kokand, Uzbekistan - Men and boys on a Feast Day Festival
Kokand, Uzbekistan - Local Men and boys on a Feast Day Festival. Date: circa 1908

Background imageUzbek Collection: Kokand, Uzbekistan - Local Tea Shop with Musician

Kokand, Uzbekistan - Local Tea Shop with Musician playing a dutar (Duttar, dutor, dotar or doutar) - a traditional long-necked two-stringed lute found in Iran and Central Asia



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