Monument to Emperor Nicholas I [Izomaterial] = Monument de l'Empereur Nicolas I: species photography. - Kiiv, [the beginning. XX century.]. - Phototype; 28x19.5; 19.4 13 13. - (Views of Kiev). - From the photograph of Gudshaon and Gubchev. - The image is vertical. - View of the monument from Vladimirskaya Street
1. Chizhov, Matvey Afanasievich (1838-1916). Emperor Nicholas I monument - Photos. 2. Nikolaev, Vladimir Nikolaevich (1847-1911). Emperor Nicholas I monument - Photos. 3. Territory of Russia (collection). 4. Architectural photographs.
Monument to Emperor Nicholas I (sculptor - M. Chizhov, pedestal - architect V. Nikolaev) was installed in the university square. In Kiev, with the name of this king, traditionally associated the opening of the Kiev University of St.. Vladimir and the Institute of Noble Maidens. The monument was inaugurated in August 1896 during the stay in Kiev of Nicholas II. The symbolism of this monument was noteworthy: the monarch rested his hand on the curb, on which the "Development Plan of Kiev" was laid, and on the perimeter of the pedestal there were bas-reliefs with images of Kiev new buildings sanctioned by the emperor - the Vladimir Cadet Corps, the First Gymnasium, the Chain Bridge and the University. Demolished after the establishment of Soviet power.
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