Northern Fortress - Shlisselburg

Cell's door

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Cell #4. There is a memory board with the photo of Sophia Ginsburg. She was a member of "Narodnaja Volja" organization and was condemned for death in 1888. Her's capital sentence was changed to the life imprisonment. She suicides herself December 1, 1890 in this cell. She severed her's carotid by the unsharpened scissors, which was given to her for her's needlework. She was in Shlisselburg only 5 weeks. It was the shortest term of punishment in Shlisselburg jail's history...

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