Auction 97, Lot 356

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

Subject: Russia in Europe

Period: 1834 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.1 x 12.5 inches
38.4 x 31.8 cm

Very fine plan of the city that includes the walled fortress at its center and 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, State of Peter I., and Isaac's Church are also shown and named on the view. Handsome city plan. Published by Baldwin & Cradock.

References:

Condition: B

Lightly toned, a little more so in the margins.

Estimate: $80 - $120

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/5/2001

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