About this object

Framed colour print of St Basil's in Moscow. A sepia tone print, tinted with colour and gold. Shows a wide road with people and horse and carriage. St Basil's and its multi-domed roof dominates the image.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Europe: Eastern Europe: Russia: Moscow
  • Date made
    1935 before
  • Materials
    Glass; Ink; Paper Plant; Paper Cardboard; 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
  • 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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