The  Kuznetsov Factory

The Kuznetsov Factory

Among the most well known and successful entrepreneurs in Riga the Kuznetsov family were especially outstanding.

Sidor Kuznetsov in 1843 founded a factory in Riga’s for the production of faience crockery. In 1851 the Kuznetsov Factory began to produce porcelain. The Kuznetsovs retained the Old Belief but unlike the majority of Riga’s Old Believers who did reject the professional priests, the Kuznetsov family belonged to the branch which accepted priesthood.

The  Kuznetsov Factory in the 1870’s.

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