0 Images of Old Russia from 1872

Images of Old Russia from 1872

Posted on April 5, 2014 by tim


This is a massive (66 pieces) picture set of the scenery, people and well known landmarks of Russia dating from 1872. I like the details and style of these pictures, which seem to me to be scans of old lithographs, probably French made. These are also full size, and I’ve spent quite some time enjoying them. There are also captions below each picture.

1872. The hut in northern Russia

1872. The North Cape

1872. Samoyeds

1872. Moscow. The Red Square. St. Basil’s Cathedral

1872. Moscow. Kremlin. Ivan The Great’s Bell Tower

1872. Water blessing process in the temple

1872. Moscow. Kremlin. The Spassky Gate

1872. Moscow. The Novodevichy Convent

1872. Moscow. Interior view of a terem

1872. Moscow. The Simonov Monastery

1872. Moscow. The Kremlin. General view

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