Church of St. Andrew the First-Born [Izomaterial] = Eglise de St. André: species photography. - Kiiv, [the beginning. XX century.]. - Phototype; 28x19.5; 19.5 13.13. - (Views of Kiev). - From the photograph of Gudshaon and Gubchev. - The image is vertical. - View of the church from Desyatinnaya street
1. Church of St. Andrew the First-Called (Kiev, city, Ukraine) - Photographs. 2. Territory of Russia (collection). 3. Architectural photographs.
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.
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