Church of St. Andrew the First-Born [Izomaterial] = Cathédrale de St. Andrée = Andreaskirche: species photography. - [beg. XX century.]. - Phototype; 12x18; 9.6 × 15.9. - (Kiiv - Souvenir de Kieff). - The image is horizontal. - View of the church from the side of Desyatinnaya street
1. Church of St. Andrew (Kyiv, city, Ukraine) - History - early. 20 cent. -- Photo. 2. Territory of Russia (collection). 3. Kiev - the beginning. 20 cent. - Species photo. 4. Photos are documentary.
It was founded in 1744 to commemorate the arrival of Empress Elizaveta Petrovna in Kiev on the spot where, according to legend, the Apostle Andrew the First-Called foretold the great future of Kiev as the cradle of Christianity in the Slavic lands. It was built during 1749-1754. It was built in Baroque style according to the project of FB Rastrelli. Construction was led by architect I. Michurin. The church is functioning, used for worship by the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church.
Source of electronic copy: National Parliamentary Library of Ukraine Location of original material: National Parliamentary Library of Ukraine