22 August 2008

Satirical Russian Magazines of 1905-08.

In 1905, as dissent boiled over against the Tsar and violent uprisings sprouted across the empire, hundreds of critical underground magazines blossomed. These gave voice to, and no doubt nurtured, the rage and discontent. The nonist has posted a few gruesome and beautiful, satirical illustrations. (Click view full text on the page.) (via)