The Imperial University of St. Vladimir [Izomaterial] = Université Impériale de St. Wladimir: species photography. - Kiiv, [the beginning. XX century.]. - Phototype; 19.5x28; 13,9x19,4. - (Views of Kiev). - From the photograph of Gudshaon and Gubchev. - The image is horizontal. - View of the facade of the university's red building from Vladimirskaya Street
1. Kyiv National University. Taras Shevchenko - Building - Photographs. 2. Territory of Russia (collection). 3. Architectural photographs.
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 late 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. A monumental building with central porticos and 8 Ionic columns became one of the most important architectural dominants of the city. In the 1850-1860's. it has acquired its current color - dark red.
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