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Old historical photos and images of Ashkhabad (Askhabad, Ashgabat), Turkmenistan

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History of city Ashkhabad (Askhabad, Ashgabat), Turkmenistan in photos

A small historical reference

Geography:

Founded: 1881

History: From 1919 until 1927, the city was renamed Poltoratsk after a local revolutionary, Pavel Gerasimovich Poltoratskiy.

Population: more than 1 000 000

Sights:

Ashkhabad. Arch by railway station, circa 1940
Arch by railway station, circa 1940
Ashkhabad. Bazaar Square between 1890-1905
Bazaar Square between 1890-1905
Ashkhabad. Bazaar street
Bazaar street
Ashkhabad. Bazaar street
Bazaar street
Ashkhabad. Botanical Street, between 1890 and 1905
Botanical Street, between 1890 and 1905
Ashkhabad. Commercial street, between 1890 and 1905
Commercial street, between 1890 and 1905
Ashkhabad. Dekhkanin Central house, between 1928 and 1935
Dekhkanin Central house, between 1928 and 1935
Ashkhabad. Geok-Tepinskaya street
Geok-Tepinskaya street
Ashkhabad. Caravanserai
Caravanserai
Ashkhabad. Caravanserai on Kirpichnaya street
Caravanserai on Kirpichnaya street
Ashkhabad. Kuropatkinsky Avenue
Kuropatkinsky Avenue
Ashkhabad. Kuznechny Lane, 1930
Kuznechny Lane, 1930
Ashkhabad. Monument from Stavropol to military colleagues
Monument from Stavropol to military colleagues killed during the storming of the Akhal-Teke fortress, 1886
Ashkhabad. Museum, library and free reading hall
Museum, library and free reading hall
Ashkhabad. New Textile Factory, 1929
New Textile Factory, 1929
Ashkhabad. Opera and Ballet Theater named after Makhtumkuli, 1960
Opera and Ballet Theater named after Makhtumkuli, 1960
Ashkhabad. Railway Station, 1888
Railway Station, 1888
Ashkhabad. Russian Bazaar, between 1920 and 1930
Russian Bazaar, between 1920 and 1930
Ashkhabad. State Theater of Drama named after A.S. Pushkin, 1945
State Theater of Drama named after A.S. Pushkin, 1945
Ashkhabad. Tekinsky Bazaar, between 1890 and 1905
Tekinsky Bazaar, between 1890 and 1905
Ashkhabad. Tekinsky Bazaar, between 1890 and 1905
Tekinsky Bazaar, between 1890 and 1905
Ashkhabad. Trading rowd at the Tekinsky Bazaar between 1890-1905
Trading rowd at the Tekinsky Bazaar between 1890-1905
Ashkhabad. Military assembly
Military assembly
Ashkhabad. Women's High School
Women's High School


Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.


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