2 of 8 Items


Source:   Army -- Russia -- 1900s


Back Back to Results Thumbnails View Enlarged Image Add to Selections Purchase Print or Photo Gift Printer-Friendly Version Next

Officers in the Russian army at religious service in a public square before going to war ; One of the dreaded Cossacks ; Russian priests bless the armies about to march to the front.

Image ID: 831201

Officers in the Russian army at religious service in a public square before going to war ; One of the dreaded Cossacks ;... (1914)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Officers in the Russian army at religious service in a public square before going to war ; One of the dreaded Cossacks ; Russian priests bless the armies about to march to the front.

Published Date

: 1914

Depicted Date

: 1914

Specific Material Type

: Photographic prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 32 x 23 cm. (12 1/2 x 9 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "The soul of Russia was stirred to its depths by the attempts to bring the southern Slavs under the heel of the Germanic Empires, and every man in the Russian armies entered the campaign fired by religious zeal, taking up his weapons as a holy duty. The ceremony photographed here was most impressive, with all the dignity and solemnity of a sacrament." "Russians are much more given to the expression of religious feeling tha ....
[See More...]

Original Source

: From The Great War : the standard history of the all-Europe conflict : profusely illustrated. The Amalgamated Press Ltd., 1914) Hammerton, John Alexander, Sir (1871-1949), Editor. Wilson, Herbert Wrigley (1866-1940), Editor.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Army -- Russia -- 1900s

Source Description

: 1 folder (8 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ARMY-Rus-190

Digital ID

: 831201

Record ID

: 697640

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

Browse More

Sources, libraries, guides, online catalog

Link

Permalink (click to copy):

Embed this image (click code)







NYPL Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 800,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the vast collections of The New York Public Library, including drawings, illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints and photographs, illustrated books, printed ephemera, and more.