PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE REFUGEE CAMP BY RUSSIAN...

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Auction date:07.06.2017   14:00
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Lot 185PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE REFUGEE CAMP BY RUSSIAN...
PHOTOGRAPHS OF the CAMP REFUGEE WHITE RUSSIANS from The ISLAND OF PROTI. Rare collection of 35 photographs of the type cabinet (11.5 x 17 cm), with 6 of a smaller size (8.5 x 14 cm), taken to 1920-1921, representing various views of a camp of the URF (UNITED RUSSIAN FUNDS), american organization for aid to Russian emigres in white. This camp was located on the Island of Proti, Turkey. This island included in the archipelago of the Princes islands off the coast of Constantinople, is called Proti Greek and Kinaliada in turkey. One of these pictures bears on the back an annotation in handwriting due to Nadine Sergeevna SOMOFF (1864-1940), one representative for the whole of Europe of the American Committee for the Education of Russian Youth in Exile, the other american organization for the relief of the refugee white russians. It is most certainly request that these photos were taken. Most of them represent the physical exercises of the youth living in the camp, the exercises are sometimes performed in front of an audience. This set was quite exceptional sheds light on an aspect totally ignored and forgotten of the Russian emigration in white. From: Nadine Serguéïevna SOMOFF (1864-1940), and then by succession until the current owner
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