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Demonstration, May 1, 1937, Red Square
  • Boris Ignatovich, photographer
    1899–1976
    born: Lutsk, Russia (present-day Ukraine) ; died: Moscow, Soviet Union (present-day Russia) ; active: Soviet Union (present-day Russia)
    Paul Harbaugh, publisher
  • Demonstration, May 1, 1937, Red Square, 1930s
  • Soviet Avant-Garde
  • Where object was made: Soviet Union (present-day Russia)
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 31.8 x 47 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 1/2 x 18 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 40.8 x 50.8 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 1/16 x 20 in
  • Gift of David Tate Peters
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0203.17
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Horizontal. Slightly angled view of marching band. Tuba player takes up most of image with clarinet and horn players behind him. Large building in background. The band members are all men in uniform, wearing white shirts with collars and white beanies on their heads. A script “D” patch is sewn onto the shirts.