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Kayt Shaffer | 20th C Russia

Welcome to 20th c. Russia, offering some light terror and starvation as a side to Utopian society

New Moscow | Yuri Pimenov (1937)


What’s a Woman to Think? That She Doesn’t Have Time for Anything.

“It was morning—the beginning of another day which, just like hundreds of days before it and thousands of days to come, would be filled with the bitterness and boredom of endless, terribly petty and soul-destroying work, all the things which filled the life of a housewife, the life of millions and millions of women.” (Fadeev)Continue reading “What’s a Woman to Think? That She Doesn’t Have Time for Anything.”

The Workers Behind Kasli Cast Iron Sculpture

Taken in 1909 by Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii, this image—Molding of an Artistic Casting—depicts men working at the Kasli Iron Works Factory. The town of Kasli—in present day Chelyabinsk Oblast—is located in the Ural Mountain region about 100 miles from the border of Kazakhstan. Many factories can be found in this region as it was well knownContinue reading “The Workers Behind Kasli Cast Iron Sculpture”

  1. Hey Kayt as stated previously by Natalie I also did not know much of the situation that went in Czechoslovakia.…

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