Service in the Caucasus

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Konstantin Gilchevsky (March 5, 1857– ?) was a Russian general, whose career developed primarily in the Caucasus, the southern part of the Russian Empire. Gilchevsky travelled throughout the region, photographing Armenia, Georgia,  Turkey, Azerbaijan, and Iran, as well as the Russian army officers and their families stationed in the Caucasus.

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Picnic at the Signal Hill near Tiflis, Russian Empire. (Today Tbilisi, Georgia). Colonel Gilchevsky is 3rd from left in a white service cap. 1898.

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Panoramic view of Kars, Turkey. 1893.

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Watchman (sarbaz) guarding rifles in Tehran, Iran. N.d.

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Artillery Square. Tehran, Iran. N.d.

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Beggar girls in Tehran, Iran. N.d.

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State Theater, Golovinsky Prospect, Tiflis, Russian Empire. (Today: Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theater, Tbilisi, Georgia.) 1898.

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Poet Alexander Pushkin's centennial in Tiflis, Russian Empire. (Today: Tbilisi, Georgia.) 1899.

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Military History Museum ("Temple of Glory"), Golovinsky Prospect, Tiflis, Russian Empire. (Today Tbilisi, Georgia.) 1898.

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Army officers at the Mobilization Center of the Caucasus Regional Army Headquarters. Kojori, Tiflis Province, Russian Empire. (Today: Georgia.) May 1, 1899.

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Chapel of Archangel Michael on the Glory Hill. Alexandropol, Yerevan Province, Russian Empire. (Today: Gyumri, Armenia.) N.d.

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Cossack camp at Bash Aparan, Yerevan Province, Russian Empire. (Today: Armenia.) Colonel Gilchevsky (4th from the left) having dinner with army officers. Photo by Narizhyak (?). 1893.

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Slavianskiy Bazaar Hotel. Kiev, Russian Empire. (Today: Kyiv, Ukraine.) Source: Lemel Ilchitsky, antique dealer, Kyiv. N.d.

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Krasnaia Street in Yekaterinodar, Kuban Oblast, Russian Empire. N.d.

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Obelisk commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Kuban Cossack Host (1897). Yekaterinodar, Russian Empire. Late 1890s.

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At the deck of the steamboat "Pushkin". 1899.

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Mr. and Mrs. Gilchevsky. January 22, 1899.

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Kojori, Tiflis Province, Russian Empire. (Today: Georgia.) 1898.

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Oil stream in Bibi-Heybat near Baku, Russian Empire. (Today: Baku, Azerbaijan.) 1898.

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“Passage” department store in Baku, Russian Empire. (Today: Baku, Azerbaijan.) 1898.

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Passengers in the 3rd class of the steamboat "Pushkin" (?). 1890s.

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Colonel Gilchevsky with family at the country home of their friends, the Fulovs. Kojori, Tiflis Province, Russian Empire. (Today: Georgia.) 1898.

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Monument to Ivan Paskevich, Count of Yerevan, near the Presidential Palace in Warsaw, Russian Empire. (Today: Warsaw, Poland.) Destroyed in 1917.

Photo: A Persian hunter with a falcon. N.d.

From the collection of V. A. Molchanov (Moscow)

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