Album "Riga—Рига"From the atelier of Carl Schulz, ca. 1910

Riga Album Cover
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Видъ на городъ.
Blick auf die Stadt.

Общій видъ.

Памятнику Петру Великому.
Denkmal Peters des Grossen.

Александровскій бульваръ Соборъ.
Alexander boulevard Kathedrale.

Городской театръ.

Ρусскій театръ.
Russ Theater.

Александровскій бульварь.
Alexander boulevard.

Александровскій бульварь.
Alexander boulevard, Anlagen.

Видъ съ городскаго театра.
Aussicht vom Stadttheater.

Бульваръ черезъ Городсой каналъ.

Городсой каналъ.

Театральный бульваръ.
Theater boulevard.

Александровскій бульваръ.
Alexander boulevard.

Бастіонный булЬваръ.
Bastei boulevard.

Городской театръ.

Театральный булЬваръ.
Theater boulevard.


Голитехн институтъ.

Коммерческе училище.

Домъ Черноголовыхъ.


Замковая площадь. Памятникъ 1812 года.
Schlossplatz mit Siegessäule.

Верманскій паркъ.
Wöhrmannscher Park.

Альбертовская улица.

Albertstrasse today.

Елисаветинская улица.

Соборная церковь.

Бастіонная башня.

Шумная улица.
Старинная улица. Башня Св. Петра.
Strasse aus Alt Riga. Petriturm.

Старинная улица города.
Strasse aus Alt-Riga.
Пріютъ “Святаго Духа.”
Couvent “Zum heiligen Geist.”

Соборъ Св. Петра.
Petri kirche.





Понтонный мостъ.

Домъ моряковъ.
...Timeline...Foreign Corn Ports — RigaForeign Corn Ports — Riga, 1847A news article from with engraved illustrations The Illustrated London News, May 15, 1847. The Town of RigaThe Town of Riga. Ballou's Monthly Magazine. February, 1872. An informative, if brief, account of Rīga at its zenith as the second largest port of the Russian empire, and of the history, geography, fauna, and inhabitants of Livonia. Livländische SchweizLivländische Schweiz (The Livonian Switzerland), C. Schulz, ca. 1880. A scenic Latvian photo album (20 pictures) of the Gauja river valley surrounding Sigulda. Baltic RussiaBaltic Russia, Henry Lansdell. Harper's New Monthly Magazine, New York. July 1890. Lansdell's richly illustrated travelogue, one of a number which appeared in Harper's from 1887 to 1891, offers a Baltic Russian potpourri of information, from educational expenditures by ethnicity to observations on segregated nude bathing. National Encyclopedia "Riga""RIGA", The National Encyclopaedia, ca. 1897. The article entry for Rīga, accompanied with and engraved illustration of a harbor scene. Album "Riga—Рига"Album "Riga—Рига" ca. 1910.Large-format photo album (3 dozen pictures) of Riga at the start of the 20th century. Latvia — Lettish LifeLatvia—Lettish Life in Legendary & Modern Times, Florence Farmborough. ca. 1920. Farmborough's vivid and copiously illustrated account of the newly independent Latvia: the challenges of recovering from the devastation of war, an intimate look into daily life, and hope expressed for the future. From J. A. Hammerton's encyclopedia, Peoples of All Nations: Their Life Today and Story of Their Past. Devastated Latvia, 1921Latvijas Izpostīto Apgabalu Kongresa Padomes izdevums uzņemts u. izdots 1921 g. (Devastated Latvia, 1921.) Photo album issued by the Latvia's Devastated Regions Congress Council in 1921 documenting the destruction left in the wake of WWI and Latvia's War of Independence. Jānis Čakste In MemoriumJānis Čakste Memorial Album, 1927.Photo album dedicated to Latvia's first President upon his death in office. The Four New Baltic States"Estonia", "Finland", "Lithuania", "Latvia." The New Human Interest Library. Vol. V. Midland Press, Chicago. 1928. Articles about the four new Baltic states, a decade after independence. Illustrations and photographs. Latvian Butter ExportsLettische Butter, National Butter Export Control of Latvia, 1929. Between the wars, Germany grew to become the largest customer for Latvia's prized butter exports. By 1928, the year prior to publication, Latvia was the 10th largest butter exporter in the world with 85% of its butter export going to Germany.
The pictures in this album come from the Riga atelier of Carl Anton Schulz (1831–1884), taken by his son Eduard. Our thanks to the Schulz family for contacting us with this information. You can read more about Carl Schulz on our "Livlandische Schweiz" ("Livonian Switzerland") page introducing his picture album of Latvia's Gauja river valley.

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