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Moscow Cucumber Street Vendor 1909

Visit my museum exhibit Empire and Empathy to view all of my great-grandfather’s 1909 photographs and for more information about the trip.Murray is one of 5 photographers featured in the book Twilight of the Romanovs: A Photographic Odyssey Across Imperial Russia the book is being printed in both German and English.


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One of the thousands of cucumber sellers. The natives eat them whole, rinds and all, as we eat apples


Murray Howe, 1909



For information about the trip or to inquire about use of the images, contact Murray's great-grandson:


Andrew Murray Howe V

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Taken in March 2011