First Anniversary of October (1918)

Description: First anniversary celebration in Petrograd, 1918, an informal affair featuring demonstrations, columns of marchers on the streets and squares of the city, and a military parade on Uritsky Square (former Palace Square). Marchers gather the famous Alexander Column, which avant-garde artist Natan Al’tman had converted into a mobile fabric torch.
Source: Russian State Film & Photo Archive at Krasnogorsk (2000).

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