Objects

Item Type: plate
Title: Storming of the Winter Palace
Maker: Meissen
Year: 1967
Country: East Germany
Materials: porcelain
Measurements: 2.7 cm x 26 cm dia. (1 1/16 in x 10 1/4 in dia.)

Meissen plate depicting the storming of the Winter Palace in Petrograd, October 1917. White background with palace and revolutionaries painted in dark blue. The painting is based on a photograph of the reenactment of the storming of the Winter Palace in 1920. Meissen logo is on the back.


ID Number: 2010.503.008

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