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Provinces of Russian Empire - Губернии Российской Империи

A souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy, and geography. The front of the card depicts such distinguishing features as rivers, mountains, major cities, and chief industries. The back of each card contains a map of the province, the provincial seal, information about the population, and a picture of the local costume of the inhabitants.

Сувенирный набор, состоящий из 82 иллюстрированных открыток, по одной на каждую провинцию Российской Империи в том виде, как она существовала в 1856 году. На каждой открытке представлен обзор культуры, истории, экономики и географии провинции. На лицевой стороне открытки описаны главные отличительные особенности провинции: реки, горы, крупные города и ключевые отрасли промышленности. На оборотной стороне каждой открытки изображены карта и печать провинции, приводится информация о населении, а также изображена традиционная одежда местных жителей.
Taurian Province (Crimea), Russian empire, 1856
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Yaroslavl Province, Russian empire, 1856

Yaroslavl Province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s cultur... more

Pskov province, Russian empire

Pskov province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, h... more

Minsk province, Russian empire

Minsk province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, h... more

Vyborg Province , Russian empire

Vyborg Province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture,... more

Yaroslavl province, Russian empire

Yaroslavl province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s cultur... more

Land of the Black Sea Cossacks, Russian empire

Land of the Black Sea Cossacks This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular provi... more

Novgorod province, Russian empire

Novgorod province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture... more

Ekaterinoslav Province, Russian empire

Ekaterinoslav Province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s cu... more

Kharkov Province, Russian empire

Kharkov Province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture,... more

The Kiev province, Russian empire

The Kiev province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture... more

Kazan Province, Russian empire

Kazan Province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, h... more

Shemakha Province, Russian empire

Shemakha Province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture... more

Kharkov Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Derbent Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Kostroma Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Shemakha Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Tiflis Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Tiflis Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Kutaisi Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Derbent Province, Russian empire, 1856

Derbent Province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture,... more

Stavropol Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Astrakhan Province, Russian empire, 1856

Astrakhan Province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s cultur... more

Stavropol Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Nizhny Novgorod Province, Russian empire, 1856

Nizhny Novgorod Province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s ... more

Minsk Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Novgorod Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Land of the Black Sea Cossacks, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Ekaterinoslav Province, Russian empire, 1856

Ekaterinoslav Province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s cu... more

Yerevan Province, Russian empire, 1856

Erivan Province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, ... more

Smolensk Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Astrakhan Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Samara Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Kostroma Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Volyn province, Russian empire, 1856

Volyn province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, h... more

Saratov Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Yerevan Province, Russian empire, 1856

Erivan Province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture,... more

Kutaisi Province, Russian empire, 1856

Kutaisi Province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture,... more

Samara Province, Russian empire, 1856

Samara Province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, ... more

Kazan Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Vyborg Province, Russian empire, 1856

Vyborg Province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, ... more

Saratov Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Smolensk Province, Russian empire, 1856

Smolensk Province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture... more

Kavkaz region, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Pskov Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Nizhny Novgorod Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Kavkaz region,, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Volyn province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Kiev Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

St. Michael's Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Yakutsk region, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Province of Uleaborg, Finland, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Vilnius Province, Russian empire, 1856

Vilnius Province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture,... more

Mogilev Province, Russian empire, 1856

Mogilev Province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture,... more

Province Lublin, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Province of Uleaborg, Finland, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Grand Duchy of Finland, Russian empire, 1856

Grand Duchy of Finland This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s cu... more

Radom Province, Russian empire, 1856

Radom Province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, hi... more

St. Michael's Province (Finland), Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Irkutsk Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Yenisei Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Vitebsk Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Abosko-Bjerneborg Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Plotsk Province, Russian empire, 1856

Plotsk Province, Poland This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s cu... more

Trans-Baikal Region, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Radom Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Plotsk Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Kaunas Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Mogilev Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Russian America, Russian empire, 1856

Russian America This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, ... more

The Kingdom of Poland, Russian empire, 1856

The Kingdom of Poland This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s cul... more

August province, Russian empire, 1856

August province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, ... more

The Yakut region / province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

The land of Chukotka and the Kamchatka region, Russian empire, 1856

The land of Chukotka and the Kamchatka region This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a p... more

Province of Kuopio (Finland), Russian empire, 1856

Province of Kuopio (Finland) This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular provinc... more

Tobolsk Province, Russian empire, 1856

Tobol Province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, h... more

Warsaw Province, Russian empire, 1856

Warsaw Province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, ... more

Kaunas (Kovno) Province, Russian empire, 1856

Kaunas (Kovno) gubernia This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s c... more

Russian America, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Transbaikal Region, Russian empire, 1856

Transbaikal / Trans-Baikal Region This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular pr... more

Grodno Province, Russian empire, 1856

Grodno Province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, h... more

Abosko-Bjerneborg Province, Russian empire, 1856

Abosko-Bjerneborg Province This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’... more

Warsaw Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Tavastgus Province (Finland), Russian empire, 1856

Tavastgus Province (Finland) This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular provinc... more

Yenisei Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Vasa Province (Finland), Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Vitebsk Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Vilnius Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Grodno Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Tavastgus Province (Finland), Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Tobolsk Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Chukotka and Kamchatka Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Lublin Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Irkutsk Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Kingdom of Poland, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

The August Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Vasa Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Kuopio Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Arkhangelsk Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Voronezh Province, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Grand Duchy of Finland, Russian empire, 1856

This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards–one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province’s culture, history, economy,... more

Romanov Empire - Империя Романовых

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