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Al'bom fotografii prepodavatelei i uchenikov Imperatorskoi akademii khudozhestv

Collection Data

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1893
Place: St. Peterburg
Publisher: Académie impériale de beaux-arts
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: Slav. Reserve (Photo) (Imp. aka. khud. Albom fotografii)
Saint Petersburg (Russia)
Imperatorskaia akademîia khudozhestv (Russia)
Content: According to Pierre Apraxine, "an album of 7 albumen prints encased in grey mounts embossed with decoration, and with printed caption: Academie Imperiale des Beaux-Arts - St Petersbourg, 1893. Photographie Internationale de Jongh Freres. Rue de Longchamps, 15 Nevilly - Paris (in French). The album was bound by the N.Y.P.L... A red stamp on the inside of back cover: Mar 8 - 1934. Group portraits of students and teachers at the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts. End of the year type of group portraits: the students (pl. 1-4) sitting and standing up to 6 rows. The professors (pl. 5-7) in smaller group and closer, up to 3 rows. Plate 1 and 2 show only men among students. Plate 3 and 4 show some women (7 out of a total of 55, and 7 out of 62). There are no women among the teachers. The photographs have no aesthetic interest, only an iconographic one, or as a document on the Academy. Mounts and prints in good condition, but surface abrasions on pl. 4. The mounts are getting loose from the binding."
Physical Description
Extent: 7 mounted photographs ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11614115
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 016662d0-c61e-012f-8cf4-58d385a7bc34
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