St.Petersburg's Virtual Museums
St.Petersburg is the city of F.Dostoevsky and A.Pushkin,
M.Musorgski and F.Glinka, J.Kvarengi and Rastrelli, A.Akhmatova and
D.Shostakovich, R.Nuriev and M.Baryshnikov...
Complete listing of notable names related with this
city can easily fill out several pages. The goal of this Web page
is just to provide a few links to on-line museums.
Theater and Concert Hall seating plans. Copyright © InfoServices
International Inc., 1996, all rights reserved.
- The greatest monuments
and museums in the downtown (44KB, 750x566 pixels).
The buitiful collection of
jewelry made by Carl Faberge who was
the official jeweler for Russian emperors. The exhibition is devoted
to the 150th Anniversary of Carl Faberge (May 30, 1846 - Sept. 24, 1920)
and provided by RUSnet specialists.
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- The main art gallery:
Hermitage Museum (this site provides only Russian text;
- "Blue Heart Tours" server (Washington, DC) provides several
Hermitage, the museum of fine arts. The building of
Winter Palace was constructed
in XVIII century. This is one of the greatest designs of
the Italian architect Count Bartolomeo Rastrelli (1700-1771).
The museum collection was counted as one of the best
in the world until Stalin ordered to sell many paintings abroad.
Fortunately, two paintings by Leonardo da Vinci remained in
Madonna and Child, and the
Benois Madonna (1480).
Alexander Palace Time Machine constructed by Bob Atchison
(comments: email@example.com). This site devoted to the
palace in Tsarskoe Selo (near St.Petersburg) which was occupied
before the bolshevik revolution by Imperial family. HTML
pages © Copyright 1995, Bob Atchison
Nick Selby's "A Short Walk Through Dostoevsky Country" is no
longer available in electronic form. In 1995-1996, it was inviting
visitors to look into the Dostoevsky world in the St.Petersburg's downtown.
Pictures of this walk are maintained on St.Petersburg International
- The excellent exhibition Treasures of the
Czars (Main Lobby). Resource is maintained by the Florida International Museum (St.Petersburg, FL, USA).
- Russian Empire, 1895-1910. Pictures of St.Petersburg.
Photographs from stereoscopic negatives in the Keystone-Mast
Collection. They are presented by California Museum of Photography,
University of California, Riverside (comments: firstname.lastname@example.org )
Here you can find lists of `must to see' museums in St.Petersburg.
www.neva.ru server (brief description is available).
www.arcom.spb.su server (includes address and
hours when museums are open).
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here, please inform !
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