Russian architectural ornament and wood carving, (1898). Creator: Unknown
Russian architectural ornament and wood carving, (1898). 'Fig 1: Phantastic church-cupolas at Jaroslaw, 17th and 18th century. Figs 2 and 3: Gilt wood carvings of the Baldaquin of the Imperial chair in the Nicolay church, Jaroslaw, 17th century. Fig 4: From a baldaquin in the Museum of the Imperial Academy of Arts. Figs 5 and 6: Carved roses on the principal door of the altar, church of St. John, near Rostow, 17th century. Figs 7-10: Window frames of wooden houses in the government Wologda. Figs 11-13: Gable ornaments in the same district. Figs 14 and 15: Ornamental Boards on sills etc. Figs 16-19: Roses on the wings of doors, made of small panels, Government of Samara. Figs 20 and 21: Portions of such roses. Fig 22: Capital with vegetable ornaments'. Plate 34b from "The Historic Styles of Ornament" translated from the German of H. Dolmetsch. [B.T. Batford, London, 1898]
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Dome and Pavilion Gardens, Brighton, early 20th century. Artist: Unknown
Dome and Pavilion Gardens, Brighton, early 20th century. Postcard from Valentine's Series. The Brighton Dome was built for the Prince of Wales (the future King George IV), who regularly frequented Brighton, in 1805. The Pavilion was originally built in 1786-1787 by Henry Holland, also for the Prince of Wales. It was added to by William Porden in 1804-1806 and remodelled by John Nash between 1815 and 1822 in a European interpretation of Indian and Chinese architectural styles.
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Dormition Cathedral, Krutitsy, Moscow, Russia, 1882. Artist: Scherer Nabholz & Co
Dormition Cathedral, Krutitsy, Moscow, Russia, 1882. The five-domed cathedral dates from the late 17th century. Found in the collection of the Russian State Film and Photo Archive, Krasnogorsk.
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