Paraders with Flowering Tree Branches, MoscowArtist(s)Dmitri BaltermantsArtist NationalityRussian (culture or style)Object Creation Datecirca 1939-1990Medium & Supportgelatin silver print on paperDimensions
11 in x 14 in (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm)Credit LineGift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)Subject matter
In the lower center of this photograph, a man holds his child on his shoulders as he walks with a crowd of parade-goers, most of whom hold flowering branches in their hands. Other parent/child pairs take up positions on either side of these two central figures, which suggests this is a family oriented event. Much of the image is a whir of balloons, flowers, and smiling faces. This focus on familial joviality contrasts to the commonly known images of Soviet military parades on Red Square. Physical Description
A child rides upon a man's shoulders amid a crowd of people holding flowering branches in their hands. Primary Object ClassificationPhotographCollection AreaPhotographyRights
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branches (plant components)
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