About this object

Framed colour print of, “Moscow: sacred gate of the Kremlin”. A sepia tone print, tinted with colour and gold. Shows a square with people. Behind them there is a battlemented wall. In the centre, a brick clock tower with a spire and a gate with three arches of red brick. Beyond the tower and the walls the domed roofs of the Kremlin can be seen.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Photography
  • Culture
    Russian
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Eastern Europe: Russia: Moscow
  • Date made
    1935 before
  • Materials
    Glass; Ink; Paper Cardboard; Paper Plant; Wood; Lacquer
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of Sir Charles Bell
  • Collector
    Charles Alfred Bell
  • Place collected
    Europe: Eastern Europe: Russia: Moscow
  • Date collected
    1935
  • Measurements
    385 mm x 320 mm
  • Note
    Curator's note: Following his trip to Mongolia, China, Japan and Manchuria in 1934-35, Bell returned to Europe via the trans-Siberian railway. Its seems highly likely that he bought this framed picture, on a stop at Moscow during this journey. Written by Emma Martin.
  • Related people
    Charles Alfred Bell (Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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