Portrait of Boris Souvarine and Anatoli Lunatscharski [s.d.]
Boris Souvarine Papers - Soviet Russia Photos
Notes: This document is a photographic reproduction of a portrait. The inscription reads: "Souvarine and Lunatscharski".
Anatoli Lunatscharski (1875-1933) was among the "Old Bolsheviks", charged since October Revolution of education and culture questions in the Bolshevik Party.
Boris Souvarine was a member of the Secretariat of the Communist International between 1921 and 1924, representing the French Communist Party, of which he was one of the founders. He attempted to defend himself at the XIIIth Congress of the CPSU, and Anatoli Lunatscharski translated his speech.
Photographer: V. Shabel'skii.
Description: 1 photograph. Black and white ; 17.5 x 12.5 cm.
Sources and further reading:
Panné, Jean-Louis. 1993. Boris Souvarine: le premier désenchanté du communisme. Paris: R. Laffont.
Roche, Anne. 1990. Boris Souvarine et la “Critique sociale” . Paris : Éd. de la Découverte.