In the Barracks at Ivdel'lag

Description

Mkrtchan's pencil sketch shows a group of prisoners listening to a guitar player. Song folklore had a long history in Soviet and in pre-Soviet Russian prison life.

Creator

Beniamin Shavarshovich Mkrtchan

Date

1953-00-00 00:00:00 | no temporal coverage

Source

International Memorial Society, Moscow

Bibliographic Citation

Beniamin Shavarshovich Mkrtchan, "In the Barracks at Ivdel'lag." Gulag: Many Days, Many Lives, Item #266 (accessed December 10 2017, 9:18 pm)

Collection

Memorial Moscow