1917 WW1 Print RUSSIA St Petersburg STUDENTS Soldiers Archway MOYKA RIVER (125)

Product code: GW 4 (125)



A full page print titled:

Street Fighting in Petrograd: Students and Soldiers Firing at Police Across The Moika Canal

DATE: c1917

Subject: Russian Revolution - A full page photographic image in sepia tone, showing men firing taking cover in a large archway and firing at police through the railings running alongside the canal or river. Info. Moyka. The same design of railings seen in the photo remain today; if not the same railings. Sleekburnc.

On the reverse are three photographic images captioned:

Empty Frame in the Duma whence the Tsar's portrait was removed; and covered insignia on the Palace gates. x2 photographs.

Eagles and heraldic pomps that adorned the Imperial Palace were torn down and burnt in the courtyard shows a crowd of people watching the proceeding.

There is some incomplete text at the bottom of the page (see scan).

Provenance: The Great War - Amalgamated Press. c1917. The Great War series was published between 1914 and c1919. Sleekburnc.

A full page print from a publication, as the date states and not a modern reproduction. It measures 310 x 230 mm (12 x 9 inches) approx. It is printed on both sides. There is a some age yellowing with handling marks to the edges. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope. "Info.” in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.

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Condition Used
Product Code GW 4 (125)
Weight 0.1kg