A RUSSIAN MOTHER AND HER SON : WHO IS COMFORTING WHO?

This vintage photograph features a mother and her son. The pair are dressed for winter. This image exudes a lot of emotion. It is easy to sense the bond between the boy and his mother. My impression is that the photograph captures the boy comforting his mother., rather than the other way around. Each has an arm around the other, but mom looks to be in a passive role. The photograph was found in Moscow, Russia. An inscription on the reverse of the photo appears to indicate that it was taken in 1954. This photograph measures about 3 1/2 ” x 2 1/4″ and is in very good condition.

Buy this original Vintage Photograph (includes shipping within the US) #2798

To purchase this item, click on the Pay with PayPal button below

$18.50

Buy this original Vintage Photograph (includes International shipping outside the US) 2798

To purchase this item, click on the Pay with PayPal button below

$27.00

Advertisements
Published in: on July 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm  Comments (7)  
Tags:

The URI to TrackBack this entry is: https://cabinetcardgallery.com/2019/07/12/a-russian-mother-and-her-son-who-is-comforting-who/trackback/

RSS feed for comments on this post.

7 CommentsLeave a comment

  1. I looked up what was happening in Russia in 1954 and Wikipedia mentioned the Kengir uprising. Perhaps the husband was involved in that.

    • Interesting possibility. I had never heard of the Kengir uprising so I researched it and learned it was a significant prison uprising that took place in a Soviet labor camp for political prisoners. Thanks for sharing your theory and for teaching me something that I did not know.

  2. An inscription:
    To Zoya for memory
    from brother
    Lyonya and sister
    Masha
    Shevtsov
    January 7th. 1954
    ______ I can’t figure out the name of the city
    Kyrgyzstan!

  3. I looked up Kyrgyzstan, thinking maybe it isn’t there anymore, or named something else, but found lots of links w/ photos.

  4. Thanks for the heads up. I never knew that Kyrgyzstan was even a country,In fact, I now realize how little I know about Central Asia. I have some studying of world geography to do. One more thing to add to my “to do” list.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: