Sesterov with Colleague, Sawing Tree

Description

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.

Creator

Unknown

Bibliographic Citation

Unknown, "Sesterov with Colleague, Sawing Tree." Gulag: Many Days, Many Lives, Item #39 (accessed October 18 2018, 12:04 am)