(31991) Leon Trotsky, France, 1934

Leon Trotsky plays fetch with two dogs, Barbizon, France.

Caption on the back of the photograph reads: “This is the first picture of Leon Trotsky on the grounds of his heavily guarded villa. This has since been raided by French officials. The one time Soviet commisar or war is playing with his faithful dogs, Beno and Stella. The villa is surrounded by walls of barbed wire. Since the raid, Trotsky is rapidly approaching the status of a man without a country. He is in exile from Russia."

(31991) Leon Trotsky, France, 1934