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Markov-Grinberg photograph of 2 teams of 3 yoked horses and sleighs racing in the snow

Object | Accession Number: 2005.565.6

Photographic print of 2 horse teams racing through the countryside created in 1934 by Mark Markov-Grinberg, a Soviet Jewish photographer and World War II war correspondent. Markov-Grinberg was a major Social Realist photographer during the Stalinist era of the 1930s-1940s. He worked for major newspapers and journals, including TASS. He was a war correspondent during the Soviet-Finnish War from 1939-1940 and, in 1941, was drafted to fight in World War II. While a soldier, he continued his work as a photographer and army correspondent. After the war, he returned to his job at TASS.

Artwork Title
Russian Troika (horse carriages in the snow)
Date
1934  (depiction)
Geography
creation : Tushino Military Airport; Moscow (Russia)
Language
Russian
Classification
Photographs
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Stephen Nicholas
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:24:58
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