London, South Kensington
22 November 1996
A. Lorens (St. Petersburg)Views and architectural studies, mainly St. Petersburg, 1860s-70s
Album containing forty albumen prints, each approx. 4¾ x 6½ in., the majority numbered in the negatives, mounted on card, typescript title labels in Russian and French on mounts within decorative printed borders, tissue guards, lined with ivory silk, malachite front cover, purple velvet back cover and spine, g.e., oblong small 4to., cream velvet-lined cloth box (worn).
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Views of government buildings, St. Isaac's Cathedral, The Beaux Arts Academy, Winter Palace, the Palace of Grand Duke Michael, the Alexander Theatre, the Peterhof Palace, the Marble Palace, bridges, monuments and chapels.
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