Illustration from the book of Ukhtomsky "Journey to the East of His Imperial Highness the Sovereign of the Heir of the Tsesarevich". Volume 1, edition - 1893. In the illustration: Cairo. Sultan Hassan's Mosqu... More
Arkhangelsk (Russian: Арха́нгельск, also known in English as Archangel and Archangelsk, lies on both banks of the Northern Dvina River near its exit into the White Sea. The city spreads for over 40 kilometers (... More
Prayer in the Mosque on the eve of the Shahsei-Vahsei holiday; Old Baku. Muslim Quarters. Молитва в Мечети накануне праздника Шахсей-Вахсей; Старый Баку. Мусульманские кварталы.
-How terribly sad it is to leave the Crimea, the sea, the sailors and the ships- (Grand Duchess Tatiana Nicholaievna, diary entry, on May 16th 1916.) After short visiting Sebastopol, and attending the Bl... More