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Behind Revolt Square, Petrograd [s.d.]

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Boris Souvarine Papers - Soviet Russia Photos graduateinstitute.ch/home/research/library/archives/boris... Notes: The back of this picture holds the mention (both in Russian and French): "At Revolt Square". About "Revolt Square", please see the photo entitled "At Revolt Square". Unknown photographer. Description: 1 photograph. Black and white ; 11 x 15.5 cm.

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20thcentury | sovietunion | borissouvarine | saintpetersburg | russianrevolution | decembristsquare | petrograd | workers | russia | revoltsquare

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"At the Revolt Square", Petrograd [ca. 1920]

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Boris Souvarine Papers - Soviet Russia Photos graduateinstitute.ch/home/research/library/archives/boris... Notes: The back of this picture holds the mention (both in Russian and French): "At Revolt Square". The square was formerly known as "Peter's Square", after the Bronze Horseman monument erected by Catherine the Great in 1782, representing Peter the Great. In 1925, the place was renamed "Decembrist Square", to mark the centenary of the Decembrist revolt against the imperial power. It is now known as "Senate Square". One can read on the monument: "Greetings to the real Leader of the Social Revolution". Saint Isaac's Cathedral appears in the background. The document is a reproduction of a photo. The other side of the square is also photographed (see photo entitled "Back of Revolt Square...". Unknown photographer. Description: 1 photograph. Black and white ; 12 x 16.5 cm.

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20thcentury | sovietunion | borissouvarine | saintpetersburg | russianrevolution | petrograd | decembristsquare | workers | russia | revoltsquare

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