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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 2018—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. 
Exhibitions
“He Conquered Both Time and Space...” 225th Anniversary of Alexander Pushkin’s Birth

“He Conquered Both Time and Space...” 225th Anniversary of Alexander Pushkin’s Birth

7 June 2024—25 January 2025

This is the first ever large-scale exhibition held in the Russian Museum to address the genius of Russian and world culture, whose anniversary will be an international event. The museum rich depositories enable to characterize the oeuvre of the great writer most fully and diversely and to reconstruct the cultural and historical background, which witnessed the formation and heyday of Pushkin’s unique talent.

Military Parades: Porcelain and Watercolour

Military Parades: Porcelain and Watercolour

15 December 2023—13 May 2024

The exhibition is dedicated to a hundred-year-old tradition of producing decorative “military plates” depicting imperial army uniforms. Besides plates, the exhibition includes drawings and lithographs that served as sources or preliminary studies for paintings by such famous artists of the “uniform” genre.

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