XI Exhibition of the St. Petersburg Society of Artists — “Playing Chess”

 

Another beautiful illustration of early 20th century Russian chess comes from Niva magazine, a picture simply entitled “Playing Chess”, from the Exhibition of the St. Petersburg Society of Artists.

Source: Niva v69 N10 (1903) p196

 

Here is the original caption:

XI выставка с.-петербургскаго общества художнивъ “Игра въ шахматы”   

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