University [Izomaterial] = L 'Université = Die Universität: species photography. - [beg. XX century.]. - Phototype; 12x18; 9.6 × 15.9. - (Kiiv - Souvenir de Kieff). - The image is horizontal. - View of the main facade of the red building of the Kiev University of St. Vladimir from Vladimirskaya Street
1. Kyiv National University. Taras Shevchenko (Kiev, city, Ukraine) - History - early. 20 cent. -- Photo. 2. Territory of Russia (collection). 3. Kiev - the beginning. 20 cent. - Species photo. 4. Photos are documentary.
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. A monumental building with central porticos and 8 Ionic columns, built on the site of a former wasteland, has become one of the most important architectural dominants of the city. In the 1850-1860's. it has acquired its current color - dark red. The building was preserved.
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