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Paraders with Flowering Tree Branches, Moscow

Accession Number
2012/2.92

Title
Paraders with Flowering Tree Branches, Moscow

Artist(s)
Dmitri Baltermants

Artist Nationality
Russian (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
circa 1939-1990

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
11 in x 14 in (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm)

Credit Line
Gift 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 Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
balloons (toys)
branches (plant components)
flowers (plant components)
parades
spring (season)

2 Related Resources

Fatherhood
(Part of 4 Learning Collections)
The Crowd
(Part of 8 Learning Collections)

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