A Stratostat before Take-Off into the Stratosphere

Before the Take-Off

1933
Ivan Mikhaylovich Shagin (Russian, 1904–1982)


Dimensions

Sheet: 31.4 x 47.5 cm (12 3/8 x 18 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.447

Medium or Technique

Photograph, silver print

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Inscription

Affixed to verso: Photographer's credit and title on label of the Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries [USSR]

Provenance

Private collector; from whom purchased Paul M. Hertzmann, Inc.; from whom purchased by the MFA, 27 June 2007.

Credit Line

Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow Fund

Copyright

RIA Novosti