Life far from Moscow in 1928
The supplement became well-known for its publication of photographs of the local conditions and events in Uzbekistan. This edition features an excellent cover photograph of a propaganda truck issuing news to the mostly illiterate population. The frontispiece depicts a ‘celebration’ of peasants who have been allocated land during the’ reforms’.
The Apes of God
There is a beautifully subtle piece of editorship on page 15,which is listing short curiosities from around the world. In this column of photographs, from top to bottom, the captions read: (scroll down)
‘New President of the USA – Hoover’
‘Smith – also wanted to be President, but Hoover was richer and beat him’
‘The Pride of London Zoo – The ape, Jack, the most intelligent and developed of all apes in European Zoos.’