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Russian Houses

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Russian Houses offers an unprecedented look at the architecture and interiors of Ostankino, the Menshikov Palace, and other homes of the princes and czars. The rough-hewn beauty of traditional peasant homes--with their samovars, stoves, and ornate exteriors--is portrayed with knowledgeable and insightful authority. The breathtaking photographs and evocative text guide the...more
Hardcover, 285 pages
Published February 1st 1995 by Taschen (first published September 1991)
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Daisy
It's so much fun to use these gorgeous photographs as fodder for the houses I imagine when I read Russian novels. If I could, I'd frame some of these images. But it's a library book. Of the four sections (Provincial Life, Imperial Palaces, Golden Age, Contemporary Life), Contemporary Life is my favorite.
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