Lot 60    

Glass Stereoview of Square in St. Petersburg,
1/19/2015 - American History: Timed Auction
during the waning days of Tsarist rule, depicts Dvorcovaja Square, dominated by Alexander I's impressive column. The slide is numbered and identified in the negative along the lower margin. This exceptionally sharp image enjoys nice tonal contrasts.

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