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James Mack (1827-64)

Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, Moscow Sep 1856

Albumen print | 23.4 x 26.2 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2945149

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Photograph of the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in Moscow. The church is to the right of a neo-classical building with Russian signage. It has a bell tower to the left and an onion cupola to the right. There is a road in the foreground. This is one of a series of photographs taken by Corporal J Mack during the coronation celebrations of Alexander II, Emperor of Russia. He was part of a group of British representatives led by Lord Granville.
  • Creator(s)

    James Mack (1827-64) (photographer)

  • 23.4 x 26.2 cm (image) (image)

  • Presented to Queen Victoria by Lord Panmure (later known as Lord Dalhousie) in November 1856

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Russia
          • Moscow [Russia]
            • Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary [Moscow]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Christian church architecture
            • Churches