View from the university descent [Izomaterial] = Vue prise de l'université = Ansicht von der universität aus: species photography. - [beg. XX century.]. - Phototype; 12x18; 9.6 × 15.9. - (Kiiv - Souvenir de Kieff). - The image is horizontal. - View of the part of Bessarabskaya Square, Bibikovsky Boulevard. In the background, the building of the Kiev University of St. Vladimir (left) and the Vladimir Cathedral (right)
1. Territory of Russia (collection). 2. Kiev - early. 20 cent. - Species photo. 3. Kiev, city (Ukraine) - History - early. 20 cent. -- Photo. 4. Photos are documentary.
1. Boulevard. 2. city. 3. Phototype. 4. University
The building of the Kiev University of St. Vladimir, founded in 1834 (now - Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University) is one of the best examples of post-classical architecture in Kiev. Built in the years 1837-1842. under the project of professor of architecture of the Petersburg Academy of Arts, architect V. Beretti. In the 1850-1860's. it has acquired its current color - dark red. The building has survived. The laying of the Vladimir Cathedral was held on July 15, 1862, on the day of the commemoration of the memory of St. Prince Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles. The cathedral was erected for 20 years. Built in the Russian-Byzantine style by the architects I. Shtrom and P. Sparro, later it was modified by the architect A. Beretti of Kiev. Architects R. Bernhardt, K. Majewski and V. Nikolaev also took part in the construction. Works on the design of the cathedral were conducted under the direction of the professor of St. Petersburg University A. Prahov. In the painting participated V. Vasnetsov, M. Nesterov, M. Vrubel, V. Zamirailo, N. Pimonenko, S. Kostenko, P. Svedomsky, V. Kotarbinsky. The cathedral was preserved.
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