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Moscow in Photographs of the 1860s — early 1900s. From the cycle “Traveling around Russian Empire”

Moscow in Photographs of the 1860s — early 1900s. From the cycle “Traveling around Russian Empire”
4 july—13 august 2018
The Russian Museum holds a unique collection representing the photographic image of Moscow in the 1860s — early 1900s. It includes photographs by prominent masters and well-known studios, such as Scherer, Nabholz & Co., Russian Photography in Moscow, A. P. Reinbot, I. F. Barschevsky, I. N. Aleksandrov, M. P. Nastyukov, M. M. Panov, E. M. Simonov, K. A. Fischer, S. A. Baranov, W. Cecatto, T. Mitreiter, and others. 

Moscow-based photographers worked in a great variety of genres and techniques. They created views and panoramas, interior and architectural photographs, scenes of everyday life in the city, gift albums fit for the tsar, and even postcards. They captured landmarks of Moscow architecture that have been long gone and that are still in place today. Taken from different viewpoints, these photographs allow for a thorough study of those buildings, providing us with information on their location, décor, and function. 

Two hundred historical views of Moscow, presented to the broad public for the first time ever, continue the photographic retrospective series “Traveling around Russian Empire” and are dedicated to the 870th anniversary of Moscow. 
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Works by Contemporary Chinese Artists from the Shanghai Art Fair

Works by Contemporary Chinese Artists from the Shanghai Art Fair

22 august—30 august 2018

Works selected at the Shanghai Art Fair intended to represent the diversity of styles and perspectives in Chinese contemporary art

Photographic Postcards

Photographic Postcards

16 may—25 june 2018

Landmark postcards made in collaboration between contemporary St. Petersburg photographers and graphic artist Alexander Florensky present an original perspective on iconic places in the city.

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The collection of masterpieces, chosen by the Russian Museum will allow you to make a first impression of the collection of the Russian Museum.

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Virtual tours

Russian Museum - one of the world's largest museums and is perhaps the only country where such a full treasure of national culture are presented.
Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)

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In the online shop of the Russian Museum presented a huge range of souvenirs, illustrated editions and multimedia disks.

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