V.S. Balikhin Archive
published before 15 September 1936
- This archive which was collected by the Soviet architect, V.S. Balikhin (1893-1953), includes 129 views of cities, towns, and/or projects designed by various architects from 1923 through 1935, one photograph of a perspective drawing (PH11998:0020:112) and one magazine article by Balikhin (PH1998:0020:131). The photographer(s) of this archive have not been determined. -- There are 63 views of subjects in Moscow (PH1998:0020:001-028; PH1998:0020:033-067), mostly of housing, and these include: 20 views of the Dubrovka complex; 16 views of the Usachevka complex; 6 views of the Shabolovka complex; 3 views of the Dangauerovka complex; 2 views of the Serpukhovskii complex; 2 views of the Sharikopodshipnik [Bearing] plant complex; 1 view of the AMO plant complex; 2 views of the house-commune of the students of the Textile Institute; 2 views of the housing complex at 45/51 Bol'shaia Pirogovskaia Street; and 1 view of a student dormitory complex on Donskoi Val. Other subjects in Moscow include 3 views of the street decorations for the celebration of the 17th anniversary of the October Revolution, 2 views of Sverdlova Square, and one view of the Foto Insnab building, a market, and a park. -- There are 4 views of the village of Kozhukhovo near Moscow (PH1998:0020:029-032) including views of houses, barracks, a summer stage, and tents. -- The 18 views of Sverdlovsk (now Ekaterinburg, Russia) (PH1998:0020:113-130) include 7 views of 1905 Goda Square showing the various buildings around the square; 3 views of the Second House of Soviets; 2 views of the monument to Iakov Sverdlov, one with the "Chekist City" housing complex in the background (now Hotel Iset'); 2 views of the water sports station Dinamo; and one view of the Verkhne-Isetskii metalworking plant, the District Trade Union Soviet garden, the Higher Communist Agricultural School in Narodnoi Mesti Square, and a collage of views of a city square in 1914 and 1933. -- The 17 views of Magnitogorsk (PH1998:0020:096-112) include the earth-made shack constructed by the first inhabitants of the area; a city view; 14 views of the First Block showing mostly housing; and one photograph of a perspective drawing for the Second Block. -- The 10 views of Novosibirsk (PH1998:0020:086-095) include housing, government office buildings, a multipurpose building, a Palace of Labor, and the Sibir' Hotel. -- There are 14 photographs of subjects in cities and towns in Kemerovskaia oblast', a subdivision of southern Russia in Asia, and these include: 6 views of Prokopyevsk (PH1998:0020:072-077) showing clubs or palaces of culture and housing; 4 views of Kemerovo (PH1998:0020:068-071) showing the Palace of Labor, housing, and general views of the city; 3 views of Leninsk-Kuznetskiy (PH1998:0020:078-080) showing a house, clubs, and a playground; 1 view of Kuznetsk (now Novokuznetsk) (PH1998:0020:081) showing housing; and 3 views of Stalinsk (now Novokuznetsk) (PH1998:0020:082-085) showing housing and an hotel.
Gelatin silver prints and one photomechanical print
comps. (range [some approx.]): 7,1 to 21,4 x 8,5 to 28,8 cm sheets (range): 9,2 to 21,9 x 13,9 to 28,9 cm secondary support (range [some irreg.]): 11,1 to 30,1 x 15,8 to 30,6 cm serial: 24,8 x 17,4 x 0,3 cm
Ekaterinburg; Russia (Federation);
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