1926 Halftone Print Russia Nizhni Novgorod Barter Marriage Market Dowries NGM4


This is an original 1926 black and white halftone print of Nizhni Novgorod on the Volga River in Russia, where natives come to barter and singles congregate in hopes of meeting a rightful match for matrimony. Photography courtesy of Dr. Orrin S. Wightman.


This 85+ year old Item is rated Near Mint. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects.No surface rub.No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.5 x 6.25 inches; 22 x 16 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Reproductive art by Whightman, Orrin S. .

Keywords specific to this image: Matchmaking, Matchmaker, Cityscape, Harbor, Harbour, Port, Marine, Nautical, Cityscape, Russian Historic Landmarks, Matrimonial