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Katorga Gallery

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Choose from 3 pictures in our Katorga collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


The chaining of prisoners, Sakhalin, Russia, 1890s. Artist: Innokenty Ignatievich Pavlovsky Featured Print

The chaining of prisoners, Sakhalin, Russia, 1890s. Artist: Innokenty Ignatievich Pavlovsky

The chaining of prisoners, Sakhalin, Russia, 1890s. A large island off the Pacific coast of Siberia, Sakhalin became the site of prison labour camps known as katorga from 1857. In 1891 Russian author Anton Chekhov visited Sakhalin and wrote about the conditions in the camps in his book Sakhalin Island. Found in the collection of the Institut of Russian Literature IRLI (Pushkin-House).

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