Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Boris Ignatovich, photographer
    born: Lutsk, Russia (present-day Ukraine) ; died: Moscow, Soviet Union (present-day Russia) ; active: Soviet Union (present-day Russia)
    Paul Harbaugh, publisher
  • May Day, 1927
  • Soviet Avant-Garde
  • Where object was made: Soviet Union (present-day Russia)
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 31.9 x 47 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 1/2 x 18 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 40.3 x 50.7 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 7/8 x 19 15/16 in
  • Gift of David Tate Peters
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0203.04

Horizontal orientation. Parade of children. One boy in front with drum. Another on left, boy holds trumpet. Most of children on left look at camera and smile. On right, a few men look beyond camera with more serious expressions. Buildings line street in background.