Portrait photograph (vintage).
Albumen print, 209 x 269 mm, mounted on backing cardboard (298 x 400 mm).
A large head-and-shoulders portrait of Stalin, shortly before the beginning of the Great Purges.
A few unobtrusive scuff marks; backing cardboard smudged and stained. Russian lab label on reverse: "Foto-Laboratorija, U.P.P. Leningradskogo Otdelenija, Muzfonda SSSR, Leningrad. Lenoblgorlit No. 1094". Rare.