Jacqueline Spafford and Jeffrey Klee, SAHARA Co-Editors | Jul 14, 2017
In addition to being a persistent political stumbling block, Russia is a place. This month, we’re calling attention to the rich architectural heritage of Russia, including log churches, neoclassical palaces, and Soviet housing blocks. Twentieth-century Moscow is abundantly represented in the SAHARA collection, but there are also many images of historic buildings in other cities and in the rural hinterlands.
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Church of Saints Peter and Paul on Sinichya Hill, Novgorod, Novgorodskaya Oblast', Russia, 1185-1192. J. Frasier Muirhead, photographer.
Church of the Birth of the Virgin (Bogoroditsa) at Peryn, Novgorod, Novgorodskaya Oblast', Russia, ca. 1221-1240, restored 1962. J. Frasier Muirhead, photographer.
Church of the Nativity of the Virgin, Peredki, Novgorodskaya Oblast', Russia, 1539. J. Frasier Muirhead, photographer.
Hospital church of Evfimii (Euthymius) the Great, Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery, Kirillov, Vologda region, Russia, 1646. Igor Demchenko, photographer, 2008.
Bartolomeo Francesco Rastrelli, Winter Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 1754-1762. Lauren Soth, photographer.
Konstantin Mel'nikov Konstantin Mel'nikov House, Krivoarbatskii Per. 10, Moscow, Russia, 1927-1929. Evangelos Kotsioris, photographer, 2013.
Il'ya Golosov, "Zuev" House of Culture, Moscow, Russia, 1927-1929. Evangelos Kotsioris, photographer, 2013.
A.D. Meerson and E. Podolskaya, Apartment Building at Begovaia Ul. 34-36, Moscow, Russia, 1965-1973. Evangelos Kotsioris, photographer, 2013.