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May Day Demonstration on Myasnitskaya Street
  • Alexander Rodchenko
    born: Saint Petersburg, Russia ; died: Moscow, Soviet Union (present-day Russia) ; active: Soviet Union (present-day Russia)
  • May Day Demonstration on Myasnitskaya Street, 1932
  • Where object was made: Soviet Union (present-day Russia)
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 29.3 x 20.2 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 1/2 x 7 15/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 29.3 x 20.2 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 1/2 x 7 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0032

A large crowd of people on the streets. Among the crowd are large signs written in Russian. The photograph is shot from a slanted perspective and from above.