Portraits of Russian political exiles and convicts, with some additional photographs depicting the life of both political and common criminals in Siberia,collected and presented to the New York Public Library by George Kennan.

Collection Data

Kennan, George, 1845-1924 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1920
Place: New York.
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: Slav. Reserve (Photo) (Kennan, G. Portraits of Russian political exiles and convicts)
Political prisoners -- Russia
Siberia (Russia)
Content: Photographs mounted and bound. 246 albumen photogrpahs, mostly carte-de-visites.The text of the legends placed below the photographs or on the opposite page consists of a copy of the inscription on the back of the photograph, coming in most cases from Mr. George Kennan's pen, with additional notes supplied by Mr. Konstantin M. Oberuchev and the Slavonic Division. Mr. Kennan's and Mr. Oberuchev's notes are followed by letters K and O respectively.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 42603594
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14346266
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7bfb4420-c6e5-012f-3a43-58d385a7bc34
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