The Stone Theatre at St. Petersbourg.
[Pub. Jan.y 2 1809 by R.Phillips, Bridge Street, London.]
Aquatint. 222 x 292mm. 8¾ x 11½". Publication line cut.
Published in Travelling sketches in Russia and Sweden during the years 1805, 1806, 1807, 1808, by Sir Robert Ker Porter, an English archaeologist and diplomat. The St. Petersburg Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre. Built in 1783 to Antonio Rinaldi's Neoclassical design. Until 1886, it was the principal theatre to the Imperial Ballet and the Imperial Russian Opera.
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