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Nov 24, 2014 6:30 PM

The Lost World of Subcarpathian Rus

The Lost World of Subcarpathian Rus in the Photography of Rudolf Hůlka (1887–1961).

 An Illustrated Talk and Book Presentation by Edward Kasinec

Curator Emeritus, NYPL & Associate
Harriman Institute, Columbia University


Carpatho-Rusyn Society New York


Monday, Nov 24 at 6:30pm
Bohemian National Hall, 321 E 73 St. New York City
RSVP: newyork@svu2000.org
Suggested donation 5.00


Edward Kasinec will introduce the Czech ministerial official, translator of Ukrainian literature and amateur photographer Rudolf  Hůlka (1887–1961) and his only recently uncovered color and hand-colorized photographic images that depict Sub-Carpathian Rus’ in the early 1920s, capturing all the geographic regions, architecture, and peoples.

 The entire collection, preserved in the vaults of the Slavonic Library in Prague, includes more than 4,400 unique visual materials depicting Sub-Carpathian Rus’, Slovakia, Moravia, Bohemia and, to a lesser extent, other parts of Europe and North Africa

Edward Kasinec has served as a library curator at Harvard University, University of California, Berkeley, and for more than a quarter century at the Research Libraries, The New York Public Library. He is the author of many publications in the field of Russian and East European culture and has travelled, consulted and lectured throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

Organized by the Czechoslovak Society or Arts & Sciences New York
In cooperation with the Consulates General of the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic.



321 East 73rd Street
NY 10021 New York
United States


Nov 24, 2014 6:30 PM



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