Tzum Alrusslandishen Yiddishen Tzuzamenfahr [“For All-Russian Jewish Co-operation - Vote for the Zionist List No. 6.”]

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Tzum Alrusslandishen Yiddishen Tzuzamenfahr [“For All-Russian Jewish Co-operation - Vote for the Zionist List No. 6.”]

Tzum Alrusslandishen Yiddishen Tzuzamenfahr [“For All-Russian Jewish Co-operation - Vote for the Zionist List No. 6.”]
Lot 141
(SOVIET UNION)

Tzum Alrusslandishen Yiddishen Tzuzamenfahr [“For All-Russian Jewish Co-operation - Vote for the Zionist List No. 6.”]

Yiddish text. Featuring a romantic vista of a Zionist Promised Land. 18.5 x 25 inches (47x 63.5 cm). Linen-backed.

(Petrograd, 1917):

Est: $4,000 - $6,000
During the period of the Alexander Kerensky-led Socialist coalition following the February 1917 Revolution, a free election for Jews to organize their own Congress was organized. However due to the Bolshevik change in government that October, although the election was indeed held, the Congress was never convened. Raised Jewish hopes were dashed against a new Soviet reality.