Fight Among Prisoners


Color sketch from Evfrosiniia Kersnovskaia's self-illustrated memoirs shows a fight between two prisoners aboard a prisoner ship. In the accompanying text, Kersnovskaia recounts an episode when two female criminal prisoners were attacking and taking people's belongings with knives. Kersnovskaia could not tolerate the situation and began to fight back.


Evfrosiniia Kersnovskaia


Evfrosiniia Kersnovskaia Foundation, Moscow

Bibliographic Citation

Evfrosiniia Kersnovskaia, "Fight Among Prisoners." Gulag: Many Days, Many Lives, Item #316 (accessed May 27 2021, 1:13 pm)