1935 Print Soviet Union Champion Diver Practicing Dynamo Water Stadium XEL1

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This is an original 1935 black and white halftone print of "Gut, Champion Diver of the Soviet Union, Practising [sic] at the Dynamo Water Stadium, Moscow."

CONDITION

This 76+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5 x 6.5 inches; 13 x 17 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is proud to present a collection of fine relief halftone block prints documenting the rapid Soviet industrialization of the 1930s. The images comprising this collection document the development of industry, the taming of nature, and the feverish modernization efforts that would soon annunciate the Soviet UnionÕs powerful new place in world politics. Captured in this collection is not the super power of the Cold War world, but a Soviet Union in mere infancy. These images carry significant historical value, and are a wonderful addition to any twentieth century collection.

Keywords specific to this image: USSR, Soviet Russia, Communism, Socialism, Summer Olympics, Communist, Athlete

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