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Sesterov with Colleague, Sawing Tree

  • Black and white photograph of two men kneeling in the snow on opposite sides of a tree holding a saw

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Black and white photograph of two men kneeling in the snow on opposite sides of a tree, They are holding a saw between them. The photograph has writing in Russian in blue ink: "Sesterov with His Partner". Timber was one of the most important Gulag industries, and prisoners worked at it through all seasons with primitive manual tools.

Sesterov with Colleague, Sawing Tree, New York Public Library.

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