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Funeral march for the victims of the February Revolution, Petrograd, Nevsky Prospect, March 1917

Photos of Revolutionary Russia #12

Funeral march for the victims of the February Revolution, Petrograd, Nevsky Prospect, March 1917 -- Photos of Revolutionary Russia #12


Photo by Pyotr Otsup (1883-1963).


Otsup was a photographer who sympathized with the Bolsheviks and began taking photos prior to the revolution. During the Soviet era he was a prominent photojournalist who captured images from the Civil War through to the Khrushchev era. He was awarded the Order of Lenin in 1962.

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