Яков Наумович Ривош (Yakov Naumovich Rivosh). Время и вещи (Vremya i veshchi). Иллюстрированное описание костюмов и аксессуаров в России конца XIX — начала XX вВремя (Time and Possessions: Illustrated description of costumes and accessories in Russia of the late XIX - early XX centuries). Moscow: Искусство, 1990. Hardcover, 304 pages, 335 photos. TEXT IN RUSSIAN. Spine has been repaired with clear book tape, text block fine. 1 copy only.
The unique photographs that make up the book have been collected over time by the renown film art director Yakov Rivosh (1908-1973). Public and private collections, archives of old photographs and family albums were sources that constantly replenished this rare collection. The book presents only one thematic layer of this collection relating to the material culture of Russia at the turn of the XIX - XX centuries. Portraits and costumes represent different classes, estates, professions, and dwelling interiors. Additional thematic groupings include types of streets, means of communication, household items - presented in photographs, and also described in detail in the text.