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St. Petersburg's Imperial Era Postcards

Around the Neva

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Neva postcard 001
The Summer Garden from the Neva around 1906
Neva postcard 002
The Marble Palace
1897
Neva postcard 003
The French Quay outside the Summer Garden c1905
Neva postcard 004
French Quay
c1908
Vintage postcard 049
Embassy of Great Britain
c1905
Neva postcard 186
Turkish Embassy
mailed in 1903
Neva postcard 187
Embassy of France
c1902
Neva postcard 188
Embassy of France
mailed in 1903
Neva postcard 189
Jubilee Fete at British Embassy
1903
Neva postcard 005
Vladimir Alexandrovich Palace used in 1904
Neva postcard 190
Palace of GD Vladimir
mailed in 1905
Neva postcard 006
Vallin de la Mothe Pavilion
(Small Hermitage) - c1916
Neva postcard 191
The Winter Palace
around 1897
Neva postcard 192
The Winter Palace
(Petrograd) - c1916
Neva postcard 007
The Winter Palace
mailed in 1906
Neva postcard 008
The Winter Palace
mailed in 1910
Neva postcard 009
Winter Palace
c1916
Neva postcard 010
Palace Quay
mailed in c1910
Neva postcard 193
similar to image on left
used during 1914
Neva  postcard 194
Winter Palace & Admiralty
across frozen Neva c1907
Neva postcard 195
The old Palace Bridge
c1908
Neva postcard 015
The Admiralty Quay
c1907
Neva postcard 011
Admiralty Quay
c1907
Neva  postcard 012
The Admiralty Quay
c1913
Church postcard 012
One corner of the Admiralty and St Isaacs c1902
Neva postcard 014
The Admiralty Quay
1897
Neva postcard 016
Admiralty Quay in Winter
c1910
Neva postcard 196
Admiralty Quay in Winter
mailed in 1914
Neva postcard 017
Admiralty Embankment
mailed in 1916
Neva postcard 018
Admiralty Quay
used in 1907
Neva postcard 019
Admiralty Embankment No. 4
(V. A. Panaev's house) 1897
Neva postcard 020
Admiralteiskaya Nab. 1906
(Admiralty Embankment)
Neva postcard 021
The Palace Quay
used in 1908
Neva postcard 022
NOT Palace Quay!
c1901
Neva postcard 023
English Quay
used 1907
Nevah postcard 024
English Quay
1902
Neva postcard 025
The English Quay
c1904
Neva postcard 026
The English Quay
c1905
Neva postcard 027
The English Quay
1903
Nevapostcard 201
The English Quay
mailed in 1903
Neva postcard 029
English Quay
1902
Neva postcard 028
The English Quay
mailed in 1911
Neva postcard 031
English Quay
1900
Neva postcard 032
English Quay
c1908
Neva postcard 202
English Quay
c1907
Neva postcard 030
English Quay
c1907
Neva postcard 203
Neva by the New Admiralty
c1905
Neva postcard 033
The English Quay
(Imperial yacht) - c1909
Neva postcard 178
A Galley Wharf street scene
(New Admiralty) 1903
Church postcard 026
The New Admiralty
mailed in 1906
Neva postcard 035
German training ship Charlotte
c1913
Neva postcard 036
Looking across to Quay Nicolas c1908
Neva postcard 037
Shipping on the Neva
c1909
Neva postcard 038
The same image in Black & white used 1910
Neva postcard 039
Pont Nicolas
mailed in 1909
Neva postcard 040
Nikolievsky Most
mailed in 1906
Neva postcard 041
Nicolas Quay and the Nicolas Bridge - used in 1912
Neva postcard 042
Nicolas Quay by the Nicolas Bridge 1902
Neva postcard 043
The Nicolas Bridge from the quay 1902
Neva postcard 044
Nikolievsky Most
mailed in 1909
Neva postcard 045
The Nicolas Bridge
c1906
Neva postcard 046
On the Nicolas Bridge
1902
Neva postcard 047
Pont Nicolas from the quay
mailed in 1907
Neva postcard 047
Nikolievsky Most
c1903
Neva postcard 049
Looking across Pont Nicolas to the English Quay - used in 1908
Neva postcard 050
Nicholas Bridge in winter
mailed in 1912
Neva postcard 051
Pont Nicolas from the quay
used in 1913
Neva postcard 052
Nikolievsky Most
used in 1908
Neva postcard 053
The Nicholas Bridge
used in 1909
Neva postcard 054
Labeled Alexandrovsky but actually Nicolas Bridge - 1915
Neva postcard 055
Traffic on Nicholas Bridge
c1900
Neva postcard 056
Nikolievsky Most
c1908
Neva postcard 057
Le Pont Nicolas
c1907
Neva postcard 058
Nikolievsky Most
c1907
Neva postcard 059
The Nicolas Bridge
c1914
Neva postcard 060
The Nicolas Quay
1900
Neva postcard 061
Quay Nicolas on Vassily Ostrov
mailed in 1901
Neva postcard 062
Nicolas Quay on Basil Island
c1914
Neva postcard 063
The Nicolas Quay
c1908
Neva postcard 064
The Nicolas Quay
used in 1909
Neva postcard 065
Nicolas Quay on Vassili Ostrov
mailed in 1904
Neva postcard 066
Nicolas Quay
c1912
Neva postcard 067
The Nicolas Quay
mailed in 1907
Neva postcard 068
The Nicolas Quay
used in 1907
Neva postcard 069
Nicolas Quay in winter
1905
Neva postcard 070
Nicolas Quay
used in 1900
Neva postcard 071
Quai Nicolaevski
1900
Neva postcard 072
The Nicholas Quay
c1914
Neva postcard 165
Institute of History-Philology
(former Peter II Palace) - 1903
Neva postcard 166
Twelve Colleges (University)
mailed in 1908
Neva postcard 167
The Imperial University
1903
Neva postcard 168
The Imperial University
mailed 1903
Neva postcard 169
The university
c1907
Neva postcard 170
Twelve Collegiums Building
mailed in 1909
Neva postcard 171
Twelve Colleges
Petrograd 1916
Neva postcard 172
Collecting ice at the University. Mailed 1907
Neva postcard 073
Academy of Arts
c1910
Neva postcard 074
Academy of Arts
1902
Neva postcard 075
Academy of Arts
c1910
Neva postcard 076
Academy of Arts
c1909
Neva postcard 077
Academy of Arts
c1907
Neva postcard 177
Academy of Arts
Petrograd - c1916
Neva postcard 204
Academy of Arts
1904
Neva postcard 179
Imperial Science Academy Petrograd - c1916
Neva postcard 078
Kunstkamera & the Zooological Museum 1902
Neva postcard 079
Zooological Museum
c1912
Neva postcard 180
Zooological Museum
& Palace Bridge - used 1909
Neva postcard 080 Showing the Spit of Vasilyevsky Ostrov (Basil island).
The Strelka or Spit of Vasilyevsky Ostroff c1914
Neva postcard 081 The Stock Exchange, or as they French say, La Bourse.
Stock Exchange or La Bourse
c1909
Neva postcard 082
La Bourse
c1910
Neva postcard 083 Showing the 'Men of the Stock Exchange'
Hommes de la bourse
1902
Neva postcard 084
The Stock Exchange
mailed 1912
Neva postcard 085
La Bourse
1903
Neva postcard 086
La Bourse
used in 1903
Neva postcard 087
Busy street outside Stock Exchange - used 1910
Neva postcard 088
The Strelka & Rostral columns
mailed 1900
Neva postcard 089
View from La Bourse steps
mailed in 1903
Neva postcard 090
View towards the fortress
c1912
Neva postcard 091
The Strelka deep in winter
used 1902
Neva postcard 092
A Rostral column and the Winter Palace around 1902
Neva postcard 093
General view towards the
Winter Palace 1906
Neva postcard 094
Similar view - no tram
1906
Neva postcard 095
Palace Bridge
used 1902
Neva postcard 096
Palace Bridge & the Admiralty Quay around 1900
Neva postcard 153
Palace Bridge
1902
Neva postcard 154
The old Palace Bridge
c1906
Neva postcard 155
Horse tram on Palace Bridge
1906
Neva postcard 156
The same view as above
mailed in 1900
Neva postcard 097
St Peter & St Paul Fortress
1902
Neva postcard 098
The Fortress
1906
Neva postcard 099
A noon canon firing at the Fortress c1908
Neva postcard 100
The Fortress in winter
1902

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Neva postcard 101
St Peter & St Paul Fortress barged to the background c1910
Neva postcard 102
Fortress and a pleasure boat
1911
Neva postcard 103
On the Trinity Bridge
c1903
Neva postcard 104
The Suvorov monument & Trinity Bridge 1902
Neva postcard 105
Troitzky Most (Trinity bridge)
c1909
Neva postcard 106
The same image in B&W
used 1910
Neva postcard 107
Trinity Bridge traffic jam!
c1915
Neva postcard 108
Troitsky Most from Suvorov Pl c1908
Neva postcard 109
Pont Troitzky
c1912
Neva postcard 110
Troitsky Bridge & Marble Palace c1911
Neva postcard 111
The Marble Palace
c1899
Neva postcard 112
Troitsky Most and the Sts Peter & Paul Fortress c1916
Neva postcard 113
The Petrine Quay
used 1909
Neva postcard 114
Samson Quay
c1911
Neva postcard 183
Samson Quay
1903
Neva postcard 206
Emperor Peter the Great Emb.
mailed in 1915
Neva postcard 117 is actually on the Trinity Bridge but named as the road it runs onto on the northern side.
Kamennoostrovsky Prospekt
used 1911
Neva postcard 118
similar view, but named Troitzky Bridge - used 1910
Neva postcard 119
Kamennoostrovsky Most
(mal. Nevka) - c1910
Neva postcard 120 shows the Troitsky (Trinity) Bridge and not the Alexander II bridge.
Troitsky Most (not Alexandrovsky) c1908
Neva postcard 121
Liteiny Most (Foundry Bridge)
1900
Neva postcard 122
Liteiny Most (as Aleaxander II Most) c1910
Neva postcard 123
Similar view to the previous only hand tinted c1910
Neva postcard 124
Pont Alexandre (Liteiny)
mailed in 1902
Neva postcard 197
The Liteiny Bridge
mailed during 1910
Neva postcard 128
Peter the Great Bridge
1911
Neva postcard 127
Okhtensky Most
(Pont Okhta) c1912
Neva postcard 125
Okhtensky Most
c1916
Neva postcard 198
Peter the Great Bridge
sent 1913
Neva postcard 126
Peter the Great Bridge
used 1914
Neva postcard 199
Nevskaya Cotton Mill (Sinopskaya nab.) - c1907
Neva postcard 200
Nevskaya Cotton Mill
c1907
Neva postcard 129
Flooding from the Neva
1903
Neva postcard 130
Neva floodwater - Basil Island
1903
Neva postcard 131
The Neva on Bolshoi Prospekt duing 1903
Neva postcard 132
Another of Bolshoi Pr flood
1903
Neva postcard 133
Shipping by the Fortress
c1912
Neva postcard 134
Neva boats
c1908
Neva postcard 135 shows sailing boats on Toutschkoff Quay, Vassily Ostrov.
Sailing boats - Basil Island
1902
Neva postcard 136
Neva timber barges opposite Military Medical Academy 1917
Neva postcard 181
Ice by the Fortress
c1908
Neva postcard 182
In front of Vatny Ostrov
(Cotton Island) 1900
Neva postcard 207
Military Medical Academy
c1902
Neva postcard 184
Military Med Academy (Pirogovskaya emb) c1912
Neva postcard 137
Shipping by the Fortress
c1909
Neva postcard 138
View of the Neva in winter
by Vatny Ostrov - 1903
Neva postcard 139 shows an icy Neva view, used 1904
Ice collection team on the Neva looking towards Nicolas Quay
Neva card 140 shows ice being collected from a frozen Neva.  Fortress in the background c1905
Dragging ice from the Neva
c1905
Neva postcard 141
A Neva winter passage
c1908
Neva postcard 142
Collecting ice from the Neva
used 1908
Neva postcard 143
Ice collection team by the Fortress around 1912
Neva postcard 144
Dragging ice from the Neva
c1912
Neva postcard 145
Russia - types on ice
used in 1916
Neva postcard 146
Neva winter electric trams
c1910
Neva postcard 147
A Neva winter tram terminal around 1910
Neva postcard 148
A winter tram terminus outside the Academy of Arts c1905
Neva postcard 149
A Neva winter tram
around 1910
Neva postcard 150
A Neva winter electric tram
c1910
Neva postcard 151
A Neva winter electric tram
mailed in 1914
Neva postcard 152
Winter trams on the Neva
around 1911
Neva postcard 157
Neva view from Admiralty tower
card sent in 1906
Neva postcard 158
Neva view from Admiralty tower, from a 1903 photo
Neva postcard 159
Neva view from Admiralty tower
mailed in 1907
Neva postcard 160
Neva view from Admiralty tower
Petrograd c1915
Neva postcard 161
At the Mining port
1902
Neva postcard 162
Institute of Mines
1902
Neva postcard 163
Mining Institute
1902
Neva postcard 164
Tram heading towards Finland
mailed Petrograd 1918
Neva postcard 173
Peter I Carpenter Monument
Admiralty Quay c1912
Neva postcard 174
Monument of Peter I
mailed during 1912
Neva postcard 175
Monument of Peter I
(Saving fishermen) - c1911
Neva postcard 176
Peter the Great Monument
Admiralty Quay c1914

These images are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before 1923; plus their copyright has also expired in those countries with a copyright term of life of the author/photographer plus 50 years.
These images are also in the public domain in Russia according to paragraph 1 of article 6 of Law No. 231-FZ of the Russian Federation of December 18 2006.


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