Russian prisoners, Skiernewice (LOC)

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    Bain News Service,, publisher.

    Russian prisoners, Skiernewice

    [between ca. 1914 and ca. 1915]

    1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

    Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.
    Photograph shows Russian prisoners in Skierniewice, Poland during World War I.
    Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

    World War, 1914-1918.

    Format: Glass negatives.

    Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

    Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

    General information about the Bain Collection is available at

    Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL):

    Call Number: LC-B2- 3459-8

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    1. artolog 28 months ago | reply

      Skierniewice is a town in Poland (then Russian Poland) about 40 miles southwest of Warsaw. In 1914 and 1915, the Germans drove the Russians out of Poland. Skierniewice was occupied until the end of the war.
      German Red Cross in Skiernewice (LOC)

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