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Collection Photo, Print, Drawing Vidy i tipy ostrova Sakhalin. Виды и типы острова Сахалин.

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Title

  • Vidy i tipy ostrova Sakhalin.

Other Title

  • Виды и типы острова Сахалин.

Translated Title

  • Views of Sakhalin Island and Types of Its Inhabitants.

Summary

  • Sakhalin Island was used by imperial Russia as a penal colony and place of exile for criminals and political prisoners. Between 1869 and 1906, more than 30,000 inmates and exiles endured the harsh conditions of the forced-labor colony on the island. This album, from the collections of the National Library of Russia, contains photographs taken in the 1890s that provide rare glimpses of Sakhalin's settlements and prisons and the prisoners, exiles, and guards who inhabited the island. The photographs show convicts working and prisoners in leg manacles or with partially shorn hair, most likely administered as punishment for attempts at escape. The album also contains photographs of Ainu people, the indigenous people of the island who also live on the Kurile Islands and in Hokkaido, northern Japan, and of Tungus, another indigenous people settled in eastern Siberia and on Sakhalin Island. The photographer who made the album is believed to have been Innokentii Ignat'evich Pavlovskii (born 1855), the manager of the telegraph station at Dui. Anton Chekhov, the Russian writer and medical doctor, spent three months on Sakhalin in 1890, where he extensively researched the plight of the prisoners and the native population. The publication of his Sakhalin Island in 1895 highlighted the depravity of the situation in this remote corner of Russia and led to public protests that helped bring about the closure of the penal colony. World Digital Library.

Names

  • Pavlovskii, Innokentii Ignat'evich, born approximately 1855, photographer.

Created / Published

  • Dui : [publisher not identified], 1880-1899.

Headings

  • -  Photographic prints - - 1880-1890
  • -  Group portraits - - 1880-1890
  • -  Prisoners - - Russia (Federation) - - Sakhalin - - 1880-1890
  • -  Villages - - Russia (Federation) - - Sakhalin - - 1880-1890
  • -  Prisons - - Russia (Federation) - - Sakhalin - - 1880-1890
  • -  Ainu
  • -  Evenki (Asian people)
  • -  Indigenous peoples
  • -  Political prisoners
  • -  Portraits
  • -  Prisoners
  • -  Prisons
  • -  Siberia
  • -  Russian Federation
  • -  Sakhalin Oblast
  • -  Sakhalin

Notes

  • -  Attributed to Innokentii Ignat'evich Pavlovskii.
  • -  Alʹbom kollekt︠s︡ionerskiĭ. Na oborote kazhdogo lista - nazvanii︠a︡ (avtografy chernilami). Polistnye opisanii︠a︡: sahalin.doc.
  • -  V alʹbome predstavleny vidy o. Sakhalin, naselennye punkty, razlichnye tipy naselenii︠a︡, kak korennogo, tak i poselent︠s︡ev. Sredi poslednikh osobenno interesny izobrazhenii︠a︡ ssylʹno-katorzhnykh i vidy mestnosteĭ, svi︠a︡zannykh s ikh rabotoĭ i prozhivaniem: poseleniĭ (Derbinskoe, Rykovskoe, Mit︠s︡ulevskoe), postov (Aleksandrovskiĭ, Duĭ (Duė), Korsakovskiĭ), ti︠u︡rem, katorzhnykh rabot i pr. Predpolagaemyĭ avtor fotografiĭ - Innokentiĭ Ignatʹevich Pavlovskiĭ (1855 - ?), zavedui︠u︡shchiĭ Duĭskoĭ telegrafnoĭ stant︠s︡ieĭ na o. Sakhalin.
  • -  Original image at: National Library of Russia
  • -  Альбом коллекционерский. На обороте каждого листа - названия (автографы чернилами). Полистные описания: sahalin.doc.
  • -  В альбоме представлены виды о. Сахалин, населенные пункты, различные типы населения, как коренного, так и поселенцев. Среди последних особенно интересны изображения ссыльно-каторжных и виды местностей, связанных с их работой и проживанием: поселений (Дербинское, Рыковское, Мицулевское), постов (Александровский, Дуй (Дуэ), Корсаковский), тюрем, каторжных работ и пр. Предполагаемый автор фотографий - Иннокентий Игнатьевич Павловский (1855 - ?), заведующий Дуйской телеграфной станцией на о. Сахалин.

Medium

  • 36 photographs.

Source Collection

  • Views and Inhabitants of Sakhalin Island

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2018691393

Online Format

  • pdf
  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Pavlovskii, Innokentii Ignat'Evich, Born Approximately 1855, photographer. Vidy i tipy ostrova Sakhalin. Russian Federation Sakhalin Oblast Sakhalin, 1880. [Dui: Publisher Not Identified, to 1899] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018691393/.

APA citation style:

Pavlovskii, I. I., photographer. (1880) Vidy i tipy ostrova Sakhalin. Russian Federation Sakhalin Oblast Sakhalin, 1880. [Dui: Publisher Not Identified, to 1899] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2018691393/.

MLA citation style:

Pavlovskii, Innokentii Ignat'Evich, Born Approximately 1855, photographer. Vidy i tipy ostrova Sakhalin. [Dui: Publisher Not Identified, to 1899] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018691393/>.