Anarchists in the Gulag (and prison and exile)

Bolshevik repression of anarchists after 1917

Exiled Russian anarchist portraits in Amsterdam

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The International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam has a set of portraits of exiled Russian anarchists from the Fléchine (Senya Fleshin) collection. (And an exiled Italian anarchist, Ghezzi.)

Details of the Fléchine collection are here:

Details of the collection of portraits are here:

These photos are housed at the International Institute of Social History, and they’d like a copy of any print publications they appear in (for their library). The initial identification work was done by the Kate Sharpley Library.

Can you put names of any other faces?

Written by gulaganarchists

2, July 2011 at 8:20 pm

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  1. the man on photo 179 is definitely not Borovoi
    the man on photo 159 looks younger than Aron Baron in Siberian exile (, but it’s hard to say whether it’s him or not


    13, July 2011 at 11:54 am

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