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Jewish Life in the Russian Empire: Photographs from the Museum of Ethnography, St. Petersburg, Russia

Jewish  Life in the Russian Empire features 64 photographs from the Russian Museum of Ethnography in St. Petersburg. Click ‘Read More’ for more information.

Exhibited for the first time in 1867 at the seminal ethnographic  exhibit in Moscow, the photographs depict a unique record of Jewish life in Tsarist Russia. It tells the story of Jewish communities within the Pale of Settlement, a region where permanent residency of Jewish peoples was allowed. Jewish Life in the Russian Empire will be on display in the lower gallery.


We would like to extend a special thank you to our sponsors for this show -
Dina Grinshpun and Jonathan Singer
Noble Conservation Solutions

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