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empress & the architect

British architecture and gardens at the court of Catherine the Great

by D. O. Shvidkovskiĭ

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Saint Petersburg (Russia),
  • Russia (Federation),
  • Saint Petersburg.,
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Cameron, Charles, ca.1743-1812 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Catherine II, Empress of Russia, 1729-1796 -- Homes and haunts -- Russia (Federation) -- Saint Petersburg,
    • Neoclassicism (Architecture) -- Russia (Federation) -- Saint Petersburg,
    • Architecture -- England -- Influence,
    • Architecture -- Russia (Federation) -- Saint Petersburg,
    • Architecture and society -- Russia (Federation) -- Saint Petersburg,
    • Gardens, English -- Russia (Federation) -- Saint Petersburg,
    • Saint Petersburg (Russia) -- Buildings, structures, etc

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesEmpress and the architect
      StatementDimitri Shvidkovsky.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA1196 .S54 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 273 p. :
      Number of Pages273
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL809756M
      ISBN 100300065647
      LC Control Number95046576

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