Leader of the October Revolution 1917

up:date April 5, 2021 by Jans Bock-Schroeder

A cleaning woman polishes the steps of Lenin's Mausoleum, where the corpse of the Soviet Union's founding father lies entombed in a mausoleum in Moscow's Red Square, steps away from the Kremlin wall. Since Lenin's death in 1924 the mausoleum has remained a place of remembrance.

cleaning woman polishes the steps of the Lenin's Mausoleum in Moscow
Lenin's Mausoleum in Moscow

The Mausoleum used to have an almost sacred place in Russian culture. Soviets would queue for hours in the cold to see the embalmed body of Vladimir Lenin, founder of the Soviet Union. Nowadays, visiting the body of Lenin is heavily guarded.


  • Unique Gelatin Silver Print
  • Peter Bock-Schroeder (1913-2001)
  • Negative Date: 1956
  • Print Date: 1958
  • Size: 24 x 30 cm
  • Provenance: Bock-Schroeder Foundation
  • Verso: Copyright stamp


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