WORLD WAR II & HOLOCAUST

BORIS KUDOYAROV PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION


54 ITEMS  |  100% DIGITIZED  |  0% CATALOGED

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DESCRIPTION

The holdings consist of 54 photographs from 1941–1944; the prints are 20 x 24 inches. In these photographs, Soviet Jewish photojournalist Boris Kudoyarov captures the architectural destruction suffered by Leningrad during the siege, civilian life under the blockade, and the fighting on the Leningrad Front. Kudoyarov was employed by the newspaper “Komsomolskaya Pravda” during World War II and stayed in Leningrad throughout the blockade, producing an estimated 3000 photographs. 

DATES

1940s

PROVENANCE

The collection was donated to the Blavatnik Archive in 2017 by the Alan Bigman family.