Auction 107, Lot 400

"St. Petersburg", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Russia

Period: 1834 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.3 x 12.5 inches
38.9 x 31.8 cm

Very fine plan of the city that includes the walled fortress at its center, highlighted in red. Good detail within the city as individual buildings and streets are shown and named. Large panoramic engraving shows the city from across the Neva River with the Isakiefskoi Bridge in the foreground. The Winter Palace, Admiralty, War Office, Statue of Peter I., and Isaac's Church are shown and named on the view. Title repeated in Russian. Published by Baldwin & Cradock.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/9/2004

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