The album consists of seven sections (“images”), covering the Soviet period of the history of the city, from 1917 to 1991. The album is illustrated with the pictures of the exhibits of State Museum of the History of St Petersburg. A short description of the museum collection is added to the album. In Russian language. The introduction and the list of illustrations are also translated into English.
Book price: 750 RUB
More than 200 photographs from the collection of State Museum of the History of St Petersburg and other museums, archives and private collections tell the story of the initiators of the first city history museum, which was founded hundred years ago. These people continued to play a large role in historic preservation activities even during the hardest years in the life of St Petersburg. In Russian language.
The album is dedicated to one of the most interesting places in St Petersburg – complex of Peter and Paul Cathedral and Grand Ducal Burial Chapel. It contains chapters, describing the history and architecture of the buildings, the burials of the members of the Imperial Romanov Family, the religious services and the clergy of Peter and Paul Cathedral. The album is lavishly illustrated with more than 300 colour images. In Russian language.
This is the first publication of all 43 icons of the iconostasis of Peter and Paul Cathedral. Major part of these icons was created in 1727–1728. A separate article tells how the iconostasis – a unique example of Russian 18 century gilded woodcarving – was designed and constructed. In Russian language.
Book price: 300 RUB
The album is dedicated to the history of Peter and Paul Cathedral – the burial place of the Imperial Romanov Family. The book includes portraits of the members of the House of Romanovs, buried in the Cathedral, their short biographies, information about the burials and the funeral processions, designs for the catafalques and canopies in Peter and Paul Cathedral for the funeral.
Book price: 300 RUB
This album is dedicated to the display, held in June–July of 2003 in the “Manezh” Central Exhibition Hall. More than 20 St Petersburg libraries, museums and archives took part in this edition. The album is lavishly illustrated, and contains articles about different St Petersburg holidays.
Book price: 950 RUB.
The album, based on the materials of State Museum of the History of St Petersburg describes the life of St Petersburg from its foundation until 1914. There are more than 300 colour illustrations in the album. In Russian language. List of illustrations in English is included in the album.