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Date

8-1976

Description

The Annunciation Cathedral is a Neo-Byzantine building in Kharkiv, Ukraine. It was designed at the end of the Byzantine Revival by Mikhail Lovtsov, an architect local to Kharkiv. Completed in 1901, it’s 80-meter bell tower made it one of the tallest structures during the Russian Empire (1721-1917).

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annunciation_Cathedral,_Kharkiv (accessed May 29, 2012)

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This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Creator 2 Role

Architect

Building Type

Church

Building Style

Neo-Byzantine

Subject Headings

Architecture, Modern -- 19th century -- Byzantine revival (Architecture); City churches -- Ukraine; Architecture -- religious architecture -- Russia; Architecture -- historic buildings;

Country Name

Ukraine

City Name

Kharkiv

Keywords

architecture, religious building, Neo-Byzantine, Mikhail Lovtsov, cathedral

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