Tuesday, November 01, 2005
Postcards on Parade ~ Moscow
Top left: Church of the Protection of the Virgin in Fili,1693-1694
Top right: Church of the Trinity in Nikitniki, 17th century
Middle left: a residential building in Moscow, 19th century
Middle right: Izmailovo. Cathedral of the Protection of the Virgin, 1672
Next to last: Sherementev's Hostel, 1792-1807
Last: Andronik Monastery of the Saviour, Cathedral of the Saviour. 15th century.
This packet of cards was sent to us by my brother-in-law, who had gone to Russia on business. Ever since I saw "Dr. Zhivago", I have wanted to go to Russia. At least I can take a visual tour (of churches) with these cards.