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At Smolny, Petrograd [17th July 1920] | by The Graduate Institute, Geneva
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At Smolny, Petrograd [17th July 1920]

Boris Souvarine Papers - Soviet Russia Photos


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":



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Taken on March 20, 2014