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Unidentified studio (Russia) 
Stalin's Funeral 
1952, 16 October (death) 
  
Gelatin silver print, photomontage 
Private collection of Sergey Maximishin 
 
LL/105352 
  
(Sergey Maximishin, 14 October 2020) Such photos were taken by semi-underground photo studios. They were usually sold by deaf-mutes on trains. Lavrentiy Beria, Stalin's all - powerful favorite, who was shot almost immediately after his death, is painted over in ink. 
 

 
  
 
  
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