Margaret Watkins

Shop Windows - Workers' Reflections, Moscow

1930
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The subject matter in Watkins’ images from the Soviet Union was generally determined by the sites she visited as part of the Intourist program. She also found photographic subjects in the daily routines and scenes of Moscow’s streets. Storefront window displays, such as the one in this image, caught her eye as they had done in Paris. Images of Lenin in the form of posters, busts (seen here) and public monuments also fell under her scrutiny.
Title
Shop Windows - Workers' Reflections, Moscow
Date
1930
Medium
Photograph
Materials
gelatin silver print
Dimensions
15.7 x 21.2 cm
Nationality
Canadian
Credit line
Purchased 1984 with the assistance of a grant from the Government of Canada under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act
Accession number
20630

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