THIEME, Ferdinand (art).
Vospominanie o Moskve. Souvenirs de Moscou.

Published
Moscow: Bachman, 1856.
Plates
6
Binding/Size
XL=elephant folio
Value
$5,001-25,000
Ref
5723

Oblong folio, 6 oval lithographed plates signed by Thieme, hand coloured and heightened with gum arabic, with wide gilt borders, and captioned in Russian and French. Loose as issued in printed wrappers, preserved in a modern green morocco backed box, retaining the bilingual title on front cover.

Coloured plates in order:

1. Country around Moscow, including Novodevichy Monastery and Kremlin in background.
2. Walls of Kitay-Gorod, the cathedrals of St. Basil and of Christ-Saviour and the Kremlin.
3. View of the Kremlin from the Kremlin bridge.
4. Red Square, cathedral in background.
5. Kremlin and Gardens / Aleksandrovsky garden and cathedral of St. Saviour behind.
6. The Theatre (Bolshoi Theatre).