To the centenary of the end of the WWI
The exhibition is dedicated to the centenary of the end of the First World War, one of the most massive and deadly conflicts in human history. The display includes unique photographs and other items putting a spotlight on the naval and air forces of the Great War, medicine and charity in the near-front zone, as well as everyday life of the home fronts.
The photographs featured in the exhibition were taken by Russian photo correspondents, those of the Allied Powers and of the enemy troops. Moreover, pictures by Russian officers whose albums of photographs have survived until the present day are presented.
Home front subjects related to charities and hospitals were shot by famous Russian photographers K. Bulla, his sons A. Bulla and V. Bulla, J. Steinberg, A. Saveliev.
The display also includes medical equipment and first aid kit tools used in the war, as well as records documenting the actions of the Russian Expeditionary Force in France.
The exhibition project presents photographs from the collections of State Museum and Exhibition Center ROSPHOTO, State Archive of the Navy, Central State Film and Photo Archive of St. Petersburg, Museum of Military Medicine, objects and photographic records from private collections.
Елена Агафонова, ведущий специалист РОСФОТО; Марина Евгеньевна Малевинская, заместитель директора Российского государственного архива Военно-Морского Флота; Роман Панов, коллекционер
Дмитрий Журавлев, заместитель директора Военно-медицинского музея; Маргарита Фомкина, специалист РОСФОТО; Анна Голубева, заместитель директора РОСФОТО; Елена Агафонова, ведущий специалист РОСФОТО
Дмитрий Журавлев, заместитель директора Военно-медицинского музея
To mark the centenary of the beginning of World War I ROSPHOTO and the Museum of Military Medicine have launched an exhibition project dedicated to charity events and activities that took place during World War I
Humanitarian photography, 1863-1945From the archives of the International Committee of the Red Cross, TASS and the State Museum of Contemporary History of Russia
Events of WWI from a point of view of two participants of the conflict – a Russian and German gunner officers