About History – Photographs of Tbilisi in 1976

In 1976, the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic was part of the USSR. During the Soviet rule, the country’s capital, Tbilisi, became more industrialised and its population grew significantly. The following black and white photographs, taken in Tbilisi in 1976, reveal glimpses of city life during Soviet times.

Shoppers in a Tbilisi street in 1976

Shoppers in a Tbilisi street in 1976

A house and yard in Tbilisi in 1976

A house and yard in Tbilisi in 1976

Vake Park (Georgian: ვაკის პარკი) in the Vake district of Tbilisi in 1976

Vake Park (Georgian: ვაკის პარკი) in the Vake district of Tbilisi in 1976

A view of Tbilisi in 1976

A view of Tbilisi in 1976

A classroom in Tbilisi in 1976

A classroom in Tbilisi in 1976

A cobbler at work in Tbilisi in 1976

A cobbler at work in Tbilisi in 1976

A barber shop in Tbilisi in 1976

A barber shop in Tbilisi in 1976

A market in Tbilisi in 1976

A market in Tbilisi in 1976

An official at work in Tbilisi in 1976

An official at work in Tbilisi in 1976

Buying cheese in a Tbilisi market in 1976

Buying cheese in a Tbilisi market in 1976

A queue to buy goods from the back of a truck in Tbilisi in 1976

A queue to buy goods from the back of a truck in Tbilisi in 1976

A policeman taking a break in Tbilisi in 1976

A policeman taking a break in Tbilisi in 1976

Photo source: Tbilisi Week

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One Response to “About History – Photographs of Tbilisi in 1976”
  1. puzzleblume says:

    Fascinating time-travel.

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