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Front door of Smolny Institute, Petrograd [July 1920]

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Boris Souvarine Papers - Soviet Russia Photos graduateinstitute.ch/home/research/library/archives/boris... Notes: The back of the document holds the mention (in French): "L'entrée de Smolny". The central inscription reads: "Greetings to the IIIrd Communist International". Another view of this monumental door is visible on photo entitled "Near Smolny", Petrograd [17th July 1920]". Description: 1 photograph. Black and white ; 11 x 15.5 cm.

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The IIIrd Communist International at Smolny Institute, Petrograd (July 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) "Smolny". The left banner reads "FSSRR" and the right banner reads (in French): "Fraternal greetings to the IInd Congress of the IIIrd Communist International". Unknown photographer. Description: 1 photograph. Black and white ; 11 x 16 cm.

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1920 | 20thcentury | sovietunion | borissouvarine | petrograd | saintpetersburg | smolny | communistinternational | iindcongress | russia | comintern | july1920 | iiirdinternational | thirdinternational

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"Near Smolny", Petrograd [17th July 1920]

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Boris Souvarine Papers - Soviet Russia Photos graduateinstitute.ch/home/research/library/archives/boris... Notes : The back of the document holds the mention (in French): "Near Smolny". Another photograph from the collection, entitled "Smolny", shows the same parade door, with the RSFSR and the Russian revolutionary symbols. One presumes that this photo was taken during the IInd congress of the IIIrd International, on the 17th July 1920. Unknown photographer. Description : 1 photograph. Black and white ; 10.5 x 15.5 cm. Sources and further reading: Rosmer, Alfred. 1920. Moscou sous Lénine. Extract available online, "XIII: Smolny - Séance solennelle d'ouverture du IIe Congrès": www.marxists.org/francais/rosmer/works/msl/msl2013.htm

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20thcentury | sovietunion | borissouvarine | thirdinternational | smolny | russia | petrograd | saintpetersburg | 1920 | iindcongress | ussr | urss | communistinternational | comintern | delegates | july1920 | iiirdinternational

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Front view of Smolny, decorated for the IInd Congress of the IIIrd International, Petrograd (July 1920)

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Boris Souvarine Papers - Soviet Russia Photos graduateinstitute.ch/home/research/library/archives/boris... Notes: The back of the picture holds the mention (in French) "Former court of the page-boys". During the imperial period, Smolny Institute was an educational establishment for noble girls, where they used to learn good manners at the tsarist court. After 1917, the building was used as the headquarters for the Bolshevik Party, before the Party moved to Moscow the following year. The two banners at the entrance read: "Fraternal greetings to the IInd Congress of the IIIrd Communist International". Unknown photographer. Description: 1 photograph. Black and white ; 11 x 15 cm.

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At Smolny, Petrograd [17th July 1920]

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Boris Souvarine Papers - Soviet Russia Photos graduateinstitute.ch/home/research/library/archives/boris... Notes: The back of the picture holds the mention (in Russian) "At Smolny". The picture was very likely at the IInd Congress of the IIIrd International: one recognizes the decorations of the entrance of Smolny. At the centre of the photo, the man with a cap may be Lenin, surrounded by delegates to the Congress. Unknown photographer. Description: 1 photograph. Black and white ; 11 x 15.5 cm. Sources and further reading: Rosmer, Alfred. 1920. Moscou sous Lénine. Extract available online, "XIII: Smolny - Séance solennelle d'ouverture du IIe Congrès": www.marxists.org/francais/rosmer/works/msl/msl2013.htm

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