The meticulously detailed Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge plan of St. Petersburg, Russia, is centered on the Peter and Paul Fortress, with major thoroughfares and public places and buildings named. The inset vignette is a panoramic view of the city center with the Isakiefskoi Bridge in the foreground. The note on the lower left corner gives English translations of Russian geographic terms.
Baldwin & Cradock / SDUK
Place & Date:
London / 1834
15 1/4" x 112 1/2"
waterways colored; overall age toning