Episode 01. Margaret Watkins Leningrad and Moscow 1933

In this episode we talk to Joe Mulholland, proprietor of the Hidden Lane Gallery in Glasgow, who has championed the Margaret Watkins archive since discovering it some years after her death. Joe narrates an exclusive walk through the classic images on display in the Pushkin House library, as part of our current exhibition of photographs by Margaret Watkins. He shares the extraordinary story of this woman's life, work, and death, including her visit to post-revolutionary Russia.

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Joe Mulholland speaking at the opening of the Margaret Watkins photography exhibition at Pushkin House.

Joe Mulholland speaking at the opening of the Margaret Watkins photography exhibition at Pushkin House.

Self-portrait by Margaret Watkins, 1921.

Self-portrait by Margaret Watkins, 1921.