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Panoramic View of St. Petersburg. Drawn on the spot by J.A. Atkinson from the observatory of the Academy of Sciences.

Date

c.1805-c.1807

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Lettered: "Panoramic View of St. Petersburg, Dedicated by permission, to his Imperial Majesty, Alexander 1st. /by his much obliged humble servant J.A. Atkinson/ Drawn on the spot by J.A. Atkinson from the observatory of the Academy of Sciences/ Published as the Act directs by J.A. Atkinson, No. 8 Conway Street, Fitzroy Square, London/ Vue Panoramique de St. Petersbourg, Dédiée avec permission á sa Majesté Imperiale Alexandre 1er./ Par son tres devoué serviteur J.A. Atkinson/ Prise del Observatoire de l’Academie de Sciences par J.A.Atkinson/ Fortress of St. Peter & St. Paul/ Fortesse de St. Pierre et St. Paul/ Gottorp Globe/ Globe de Gottorp/ Academy of Arts/ Academie des beaux arts/ Statue of Peter 1st./ Statue de Pierre 1er./ Senate/ Senat/ English Line/ English Quai/ Academy of Sciences/ Academie de Sciences/ Admiralty/ Admirauté/ Isaac’s Church/ Eglise d’Isaac/ Winter Palace/ Palais d’Hyver/ Marble Palace/ Palais de Marbre/ Hermitage Theatre/ Theatre de l’Hermitage/ Hermitage & Picture Gallery/ Hermitage Gallerie de Tableaux/ Exchange & Warehouses/ Bourse et Magazins/ Colleges". [Four panoramic plates mounted end-on-end on single linen sheet, to form a complete panorama].
Additional Makers: Drawer, Etcher and Engraver - John Augustus Atkinson (1775-1830)

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St. Petersburg, Russia

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