Nikolskiy Military Cathedral [Izomaterial] = Cathédrale militaire de St. Nicolas. Nicolas: species photography. - Kiiv, [the beginning. XX century.]. - Phototype; 19.5x28; 14x19.5. - (Views of Kiev). - From the photograph of Gudshaon and Gubchev. - The image is horizontal. - View of the main facade of the cathedral
1. Nikolsky Military Cathedral (Kiev, city, Ukraine) - Photographs. 2. Territory of Russia (collection). 3. Architectural photographs.
It was built in 1690-1696. architect O. Startsev in the style of the Ukrainian Baroque at the expense of Hetman I. Mazepa as a monument to soldiers who died for the Fatherland. It was a grand building, topped by a high central dome. The facades, especially the western facades, were richly decorated. The main entrance with the pediment ended with five small glazes decorated with stucco patterns. The same patterns - on window frames. The cathedral had a semi-unique unique baroque iconostasis carving. On high square pedestals near the temple were installed artillery pieces in memory of the defenders of the Motherland. The temple was not preserved.
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