Ile et Place de Cronstadt. Cronstadt Island and Strong Place.
à Paris chez Gosselin, Imp Edit r. St. Jacques 71. [n.d., c.1856.]
Tinted lithograph, printed area 350 x 470mm. A few small marginal tears.
Kronstadt, the fortress on Kotlin Island, guarding the approaches to Saint Petersburg throught the Gulf of Finland. During the Crimean War the Baltic Fleet of the Allies considered it too strong to approach.
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