Publié par Dazario à Moscou et St Petersbourg.
Tinted lithograph. Sheet 320 x 410mm (12½ x 16"). Narrow margins, tear affecting printed border on right.
The Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre, built in 1783 by Antonio Rinaldi as an opera house and home to the Imperial Ballet until 1886, when it was declared unsafe. From a series of plates published in Russia by Daziaro, a French publisher who seems to have set up shop in Russia temporararily. The Saint Petersburg Conservatory was built on the site, retaining the theatre's grand staircase and landing. From a series of plates published in Russia by Daziaro, a French publisher who moved his business to Russia temporarily.
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