Communal Living in Russia: Photos
Apartment II. Rooms: Anna Matveevna's sideboard
  Summary
  Inside the elderly woman's room.
  Basic Facts and Background
  When: 2002

Where: A room in a large communal apartment, home to over twenty people, in a prestigious neighborhood in the historical center of St. Petersburg. This is the room of Anna Matveevna, the apartment's oldest tenant. There is a video with her interview.

What: Part of an elderly woman's room: what we see on the sideboard. In the upper right is the text of a prayer.

See also the portrait of Anna Matveevna in her room, the sideboard, and this mirror.

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