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Photo, Print, Drawing Kievskai︠a︡ gubernii︠a︡. Киевская губерния.

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  • Kievskai︠a︡ gubernii︠a︡.

Other Title

  • Киевская губерния.

Translated Title

  • Kiev Province.


  • This card is one of a souvenir set of 82 illustrated cards-one for each province of the Russian Empire as it existed in 1856. Each card presents an overview of a particular province's culture, history, economy, and geography. The front of the card depicts such distinguishing features as rivers, mountains, major cities, and chief industries. The back of each card contains a map of the province, the provincial seal, information about the population, and a picture of the local costume of the inhabitants. Kievskaia guberniia (Kiev Province) depicted on this card corresponds to part of present-day Ukraine. World Digital Library.

Created / Published

  • Saint Petersburg, Russia : [publisher not identified], 1856.


  • -  cards
  • -  Russia geography
  • -  Kievskaia province
  • -  Ukraine


  • -  Na karte takzhe gerb gubernii, izobrazhenie predstaviteleĭ mestnogo naselenii︠a︡, statisticheskie svedenii︠a︡. Na oborote risunkami otmecheny osobennosti gubernii, dostoprimechatelʹnosti, a takzhe nazvanii︠a︡ krupnykh gorodov.
  • -  Iz Sobranii︠a︡:"Novai︠a︡ nat︠s︡ionalʹnai︠a︡ i podrobnai︠a︡ geografii︠a︡ Rossiĭskoĭ imperii." 31.
  • -  Original image at: National Library of Russia
  • -  На карте также герб губернии, изображение представителей местного населения, статистические сведения. На обороте рисунками отмечены особенности губернии, достопримечательности, а также названия крупных городов.
  • -  Из Собрания:"Новая национальная и подробная география Российской империи." 31.


  • 26 sheets s 69 photographsami : v pereplete.

Source Collection

  • Geographic Card Set of the Russian Empire

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2018689299

Online Format

  • image

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IIIF Presentation Manifest

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Chicago citation style:

Kievskai︠a︡ Gubernii︠a︡. Ukraine, 1856. [Saint Petersburg, Russia: publisher not identified] Photograph.

APA citation style:

(1856) Kievskai︠a︡ Gubernii︠a︡. Ukraine, 1856. [Saint Petersburg, Russia: publisher not identified] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Kievskai︠a︡ Gubernii︠a︡. [Saint Petersburg, Russia: publisher not identified] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.