Exhibitions/ Art Object

[Government Troops Firing on Demonstrators, Corner of Nevsky Prospect and Sadovaya Street, St. Petersburg, Russia]

Karl Karlovich Bulla (Russian, born Germany, 1853–1929)
July 4, 1917
Gelatin silver print
12.2 x 21.5cm (4 13/16 x 8 7/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Jennifer and Joseph Duke Gift, 2001
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in blue ink, verso C: "Petrograd"
[Winter Works on Paper, New York]

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. ""Our Future Is In The Air": Photographs from the 1910s," November 10, 2010–April 10, 2011.

Laurent Le Bon, Centre Pompidou-Metz. "1917," May 25, 2012–September 24, 2012.

In the Album of Revolutionary Russia (1919), this photograph is published with the caption "The Beginning of the Bolshevist July Uprising in Petrograd." The album contains halftone reproductions of revolutionary leaders and the events of 1917-19 [Album offered by Ursus Books but not purchased by Met in June 2007; see copy in Columbia Library].
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