3 St. Petersburg 19th century photos: The city and surroundings in 1860-s

St. Petersburg 19th century photos: The city and surroundings in 1860-s

Posted on October 19, 2016 by konst4


Continuing posting old photos of this Russian city. First photo is the Winter Palace.

 

 

The Winter Palace

Hermitage

Alexander Column

Admiralty

Admiralty

The Admiralty and the Winter Palace

Isaac’s Cathedral

Panorama of St. Petersburg from St. Isaac’s Cathedral

Panorama of St. Petersburg from St. Isaac’s Cathedral

Monument to Peter the Great

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The monument to Nicholas I

Kazan Cathedral

Nicholas bridge on the Neva

Chapel of St. Nicholas on Nicholas bridge

The English Embankment on the Neva

Church of the Annunciation

Academy of Arts

Church of St. Catherine

Commodity exchange

Chain Bridge near the Summer Garden

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Anichkov Bridge

House of the Dutch church

Church of St. Peter

Chapel of St.  Sergius near Gostiny Dvor

Alexandrinsky Theatre

The Mariinsky Theatre

Grand Theatre

The Egyptian Bridge

Engineers’ Castle

Station of Peterhof railway

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Palace in Peterhof

Palace in Peterhof

Fountains in Peterhof

Fountains in Peterhof

Fountains in Peterhof

Fountains in Peterhof

Fountains in Peterhof

The Royal Stables in Peterhof

The Church in Peterhof

Station in Pavlovsk

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3 responses to “St. Petersburg 19th century photos: The city and surroundings in 1860-s”

  1. E E says:

    Where’s all the people?

    • www says:

      Photographic sensitivity was low (small ISO). The duration of exposure on the first photos was up to 8 hours. Moving objects (people) are not left in the photo. On the some photos you can see blurred shadows from people.

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