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Kremlin, Moscow, Russia
Kremlin, Moscow, Russia
TitleKremlin, Moscow, Russia
Date of OriginalSummer 1903
CreatorBolley, Henry Luke, 1865-1956
Creator RolePhotographer;
DescriptionView of the northern walls and towers of The Kremlin in Moscow from the Moskva River.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectMilitary
Politics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Forts & fortifications
Historic sites
LocationMoscow (Russia)
Item NumberBol.6
Format of OriginalLantern slides
Dimensions of Original9 x 11 cm.
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"The Kremlin - Moscow"
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe history of the Moscow Kremlin (fortress/citadel) dates back to the 10th century and the reign of Prince Yuri of Kiev (Yuri Dolgorky) who is considered to be the founder of Moscow. Although in the 18th century, Peter I transferred the capital of Russia to St. Petersburg, tradition called for the coronation of Tsars to be in Moscow. In 1917 the seat of government was transferred back to Moscow. The Moscow Kremlin consist of the Kremlin wall and towers and with the Kremlin are four palaces and four cathedrals. The Kremlin overlooks the Moskva River to the south.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, University Archives
Repository CollectionH.L. Bolley Photography Collection
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Credit LineUniversity Archives, NDSU, Fargo (Bol.6)
Digital IDbo000006
Original SourceLantern Slides
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