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Vladimir Lenin 1992 calendar: "Happy New Year Happy Market"

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2021-22-MS-096

Content Description

Single-sheet calendar (59 x 38 cm) for the year 1992, published in Russia following the fall of the Soviet Union. The calendar features a black and white photograph of a man impersonating Vladimir Lenin posing in a market beside a set of small busts of Lenin set on a balance scale. The photograph was taken by Alexander Efremov as part of his series titled "I saw Lenin," created in late 1990-early 1991. The image is captioned in Russian: "Happy New Year Happy Market." A. Gudkov is listed as the artist of the calendar.

Acquisition Type



Donated by Jeffrey Brooks in December 2021. No deed of gift obtained; see accession folder for donor correspondence.

Restrictions Apply


Access Restrictions

Open for use once processed.


  • Creation: 1992