KIEV, Ukraine                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Boris Feldblyum Photography / Collection

                              (also Kiew, Kyiv, Київ, Kyyiv, Ки́ев, Kiyev)

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Panoramas        

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Photo ca. 1917.

All-Russia Exhibition. 1913.

Dnepr, Rusanovka (Русановка) and Paton Bridge (Мост Патона). Photo 1971.

 

View at Podol (Подол) during Nazi occupation in World War II. Photo 1941-1943.

BFC-00511

Sent as postcard to S. Nevodnichansky in Vilna.

View at Podol. Ca. 1910.

Publisher: A. Rikhter in Kiev.

Dnepr river embankment. Ca. 1910.

Steamer Pinsk is on the right.

View at the city from the Dnepr river. Andreevsky (i.e. St. Andrew) Church is in the center. Ca. 1911.

Dnepr river embankment. Ca. 1910.

Kupecheskoe Sobranie (Купеческое собрание) is on the hill.



Panorama of Denpr near Nicholas Bridge. Photo 1917.



Dnepr near Podol. Photo ca. 1917.


View at Podol. Photo 1900.
Sent as postcard to Ciro Ferrari in Verona, Italy.
Document 1900.


View at Podol from the Palace Gardens. Photo 1912.

View toward Podol (Подол) area during Nazi occupation in World War II. Photo 1941-1943.

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View of the city during Nazi occupation in World War II. Clay-pit, also known as the Glinka Lake (озеро Глинка) and a brick factory.  On the background is Darnitsa (Дарница) district, burning.  Current location  - near metro station Lybid' . Photo 1941-1943.                           [Kiev_149]

View of the city during Nazi occupation in World War II. View at the Dnepr (Днепр) river and destroyed Evgeniya Bosh (Евгения Бош) chain bridge, built in 1925 after destroyed Nicholas (Николаевский) chain bridge. Photo 1941-1943.[Kiev_151]

View of the city during Nazi occupation in World War II. View at the Dnepr (Днепр) river and Trukhanov (Труханов) Island . Photo 1941-1943.[Kiev_162]



Railroad bridge North of Trukhanov Island . Photo ca. 1974.


1971.
 
Streets, Buildings, Monuments        

Aleksandrovskaya Street, St. Vladimir Hill, and Podol. Ca. 1903.

Sent as postcard to W. Panitz in Strassburg



German photo 1941-43.


Saint Andrew's Church (Андріївська церква; Андреевская церковь). Photo 1971.
Architect:  Bartolomeo Rastrelli (1764-1767)


Andreevsky Descent No. 15 (Андреевский спуск). Photo ca. 1974.

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Askold's Grave (Аскольдова могила). Photo ca. 1917.

BFC-00356

 

BFC-00508

Sent as postcard to P. Weltner in Riga

Askold's Grave. Photo 1912.

 

 

Alekseevskij park and Mariinskij Palace (Мариинский дворец). Photo ca. 1918.

Architect: Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli (Франчееско Бартоломео Растрелли), 1744-1752. Architect restoration: Karl  Maevskij (Карл Маевский), 1870.

Andreeevsky Descent. 1956.

Photographer: A. Levchenko.

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Emperor Alexander II Monument (Памятник Александру II).
Sculptor: Ettore Ximenes, 1911.
Destroyed in the 1920's.

Publisher: Khromotsvet in Kiev.

Emperor Alexander II Monument. Photo ca. 1914.

Bankovskaya, i.e. Bank (Банковская) Street. "House with Chimaeras" (Дом с химерами) is on the right, at No. 10. 1912. Architect: Vladislav Gorodetsky, 1901-1902.

Sent as postcard to E. Forsyth in Cedar Rapids, IA, USA.

State Bank. Photo 1950's.

Institutskaya (Институтская) Street No. 9.
Architect: Alexander Kobelev (Александр Кобелев), 1902.
Architect (renovation): Kobelev, Rykov (Рыков), 1934.



Bessarabsky (Бессарабка) Market. Photo ca. 1974.
   

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Bibikov Boulevard.

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Bolshaya Vasilkovskaya Street

   

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City Hall

Architect: Alexander Shille (А. Шилле), 1876.

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Hotel Continental

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Cable Car.



Chkalov (Чкалова) Street 62-72. Photo ca. 1974.

Communist Party Central Committee building during Nazi occupation in World War II. Photo 1941-1943.



Dmitrievskaya (Дмитриевская) Street at Vоrovskogo (Воровского). Photo ca. 1974.

Ivan Franko Theatre (Solovtsov Theatre in 1898-1919) and the Supreme Soviet. 1956.

Photographer: O. Sheksna.

Ivan Franko monument. 1956.

Photographer: Ya. Pavolotsky



Gogolevskaya No. 23 (Гоголевская) Street. Photo ca. 1974.
 

Golden Gates. 1931.

Golden Gates. 1920's.

Golden Gates. 1956.

Photographer: O. Sheksna

 

Institutskaya (Институтская) Street. Photo ca. 1974.

Kalinin Square and the Post Office. 1955.

 

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Krasnoarmejskaya Street.



Kikvidze (Киквидзе) Street. Residential housing . Photo ca. 1974
 

Kreshchatik (Крещатик, Хрещатик). 1910.

Business signs: Notary S. B. Shenfel'd (variants: Shenfeld, Szenfeld, Schenfeld); A. Martsinchik's Pharmacy;  N. Uzemsky's Photography; Kievskie Otkliki newspaper.

 

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Kreshchatik

Kreshchatik. 1918.

Business signs: Farzhakos' (?) Pharmacy; Moscow Merchant Bank; Yan Ulitskij (variants: Ulitzky, Ulitsky); A. Kruglikov; Metsenskij (?) & Yagodzin; Military Uniforms; Solomon Kogen (variants: Kogan, Cohen); Barrister Viktorov; Tobacco; Rotte.. (?)

Nazis in Kiev. World War II. Kreshchatik , at the corner of [ ? ] Street, looking North. Store signs read: Gastronom (Гастроном); Muzika-Foto (Musik-Photo) - the site of the post-war Main Post Office (Главпочтампт)  Photo 1941.

Kalinin Square, view toward Kreshchatik. Left to right: State Conservatory (Консерватория), Karl Marx Street, Main Post Office. Photo 1971.

Nazis in Kiev. World War II. Kreshchatik , at the corner of Lenin Street, looking North. Photo 1941.

Kreshchatik, looking North. Photo 1960s.

Kiev burning. World War II. Kreshchatik, looking from Evropejskaya Square (Европейская площадь). Photo 1941.

Kreshchatik near Luteranskaya (Лютеранская), later Engels (Энгельса) Street in ruins. Photo 1941.



Kreshchatik, looking South. Photo ca. 1974.

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Karaite Synagogue (Kinassa).

Architect: Vladislav Gorodetsky, 1898-1902. 

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Photographer: D. Markov

     

Kievo-Pechersk Lavra Monastery. Ca. 1901.

View of the city toward Uspensky Cathedral. Ca. 1917.

Kievo-Pechersk Lavra Monastery. Holy gates. Ca. 1910.

Kievo-Pechersk Lavra (Киево-Печерская Лавра) during Nazi occupation in World War II. Uspensky Cathedral (Успенский собор). Photo 1941-1943.

Kievo-Pechersk Lavra (Киево-Печерская Лавра) during Nazi occupation in World War II. Uspensky Cathedral (Успенский собор). Photo 1941-1943.

German troops resting in a field near Kievo-Pechersk Lavra during World War II.. View of the Lavra belfry (Лаврская колокольня), Mystetsky Arsenal (Мыстецький Арсенал), Feodosy Church (Fеодосьевская церковь), Pechersk fortress warehouses (склады печерской крепости). Photo 1941-1943.

Ruins of the Uspensky Cathedral. 1971.

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Street in Kievo-Pechersk Lavra. Photo ca. 1974
       

Lenin Street. Academy of Science. 1956.

Photographer: M. Kozlovskij.

Lenin Street. Central department store.. 1956.

Photographer: A. Levchenko.



Lenin Street. Photo ca. 1974.

Lvov Square (Львовская площадь). View at the corner of Rejterskaya (Рейтерская) and B. Zhitomirskaya (Б.Житомирская) Streets. Photo 1971.

 
 

BFC-00495

Publisher: D. Markov in Kiev.

Sent as postcard to S. Nevodnichansky in Vilna.

Public Library and City Museum. Ca. 1910.

Kiev City Museum of Antiquities and Arts. Photo early 1900's.

Architect: Vladislav Gorodetsky, 1898.

Currently National Art Museum of Ukraine.



Art Museum. Photo ca 1974


Mikhajlovsky Monastery (Киево-Михайловский монастырь). Early 1900's.

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Nicholas Bridge (Николаевский мост) a.k.a. Chain Bridge (Цепной мост)

Ca. 1917.

 



Oktyabrskij Palace (Октябрьский дворец). 1971.


Prospekt Pobedy (Проспект Победы) and  Aeroflot ticket offices. Photo ca. 1974.

Philharmonic Concert Hall (Филармония). 1954.

Photographer: A. Levchenko.

 

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Polytechnic Institute (Политехнический институт) .

Sent as postcard to S. Nevodnichansky in Vilna.

Proreznaya (Прорезная) Street, also Sverdlov (Свердлова) during World War II.  On the left, are house numbers 24, 22, 18.  Photo 1941.

 

Proreznaya (Прорезная) Street, also Sverdlov (Свердлова) at Kreshchatik. Photo ca. 1974.

Repin Street. 1971.

Royal Garden. Ca. 1912.

 

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Rustaveli (Руставели) Street or Malo-Vasilkovskaya (Мало-Васильковская) Street. Synagogue  (синагога Бродского).Early 1900's



Rustaveli (Руставели) Street. Brodsky Synagogue building, puppet theatre during Soviet years. Photo ca. 1974.

BFC-00509

Samson's Fountain.



Lenin monument at Shevchenko Boulevard.  Photo ca. 1974.

Shevchenko Boulevard, corner Kotsybinsky Street (Шевченко, угол Коцюбинского). OVIR (ОВИР) i.e. Office of Visas and Registration of Foreigners. Photo ca. 1974.

Stalin Square and the Philharmonic Concert Hall. 1956.

Photographer: Ya. Bosin.

St. Nicolas Catholic Cathedral (Костел Св. Николая). Built 1899-1909. Photo early 1900's.

Architects: V. Gorodetsky (Vladislav Gorodetsky) and E. Salya (Е. Салия).

St. Sophie Cathedral. 1971.

St. Sophie Cathedral. Archbishop's Throne. Photo early 1900's.

St. Sophie Cathedral. Stairs and frescoes from the 10th Century. Photo early 1900's.

     


Georgievskij Lane (Георгиевский переулок). Zaborovsky Gate (Брама Заборовского). Architect: Johann-Gottfried Schedel, 1746-1748. Photo ca. 1974.
       
         

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St. Sophie Square and the Courts.

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Bogdan Khmel'nisky Monument. 1941.

Bogdan Khmel'nisky Monument. Ca. 1909.

Publisher: D. Markov in Kiev.

Sent as postcard to I. Nedzelnitsky in Odessa.

 

Gryshevsky (Грушевського), formerly Kirov (Кирова) Street No. 12/2. Sovnarkom (Supreme Soviet) of Ukraine (Совнарком УССР), built ca. 1937 on the site of destroyed Trekhsvyatitel'skaya (Трехсвятительская) Church. Architect: Fomin (Фомин). Photo ca. 1941.                                   [159]

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University.

   

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St. Vladimir Monument.

View towards Vydubetsky Monstery (Выдубецкий монастырь) during Nazi occupation in World War II. Photo 1941-1943.

Vladimirskaya Street and the Opera Theatre.  Ca. 1910.

Photographer: D. Markov.

Kiev City Opera. Photo 1917.

Architect: Victor Shreter ((Виктор Шрётер), 1897.

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Opera Theatre.

Opera Theatre. 1956.

Photographer: O. Sheksna.



Photo ca. 1974.


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Apartment house at Yurkovskaya 30-32 (Юрковская) Street. Demolished in the 1980's-1994. Photo 1974.
     
Unidentified location        

Kiev during Nazi occupation in World War II. Unidentified building. Photo 1941-1943.  [154]

Kiev during Nazi occupation in World War II. Unidentified buildings. Photo 1941-1943.                                     [156]

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Unidentified apartment house near St. Sophie’s Cathedral. Photo ca. 1974
   
         
         
         
People      

 

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Ilya Ehrenburg (Илья Эренбург). Born in Kiev, 1891, died in Moscow, 1967. Photo ca. 1967.



Group of friends. 1. Ostashinskij (Осташинский); 2. (?) 3. Ilya Feldblyum (Илья Фельдблюм); 4. (?); 5. (?); 6. (?); 7. Arkadij Ostashinskij (Аркадий Осташинский). Kiev. 1948.


Letter (envelope) from U. Levin (variant Левин) to T. Levin in Tel-Aviv, British Palestine. Document 1939.


Letter addressed to Dr. Bella Strutsovsky (variants Strutzowski, Струцовский / Струцовская). Document 1910
       
         


More un-catalogued images and documents:

- Newspaper articles on the murder of cashier Saksonov (саксонов). 1913.
- Newspaper clippings on the Mendel Beilis (Мендель Бейлис) trial. 1913.
- Newspaper advertisements. 1913. Names listed: Yurenev (Юренев), Arendt (Арендт), Orlenev (Орленев), Turzhansky (Туржанский), Vakhovsky Ваховский), Greben (Гребень), Gerenshtejn (Геренштейн), Zejdel (Зейдель), Koman (Коман), Vasekin (Васекин)ь
- Laevsky (Лаевский) family New Year greeting cards. 1910s.

 

Washington DC, Kiev Ukraine Architectural Photography, streetscape, city scape, panorama, World War II, Holocaust, Jewish life, advertisement, private correspondence, Ilya Ehrenburg, Mendel Beilis, Opera Theatre, university, Bogdan Khmelnisky, synagogue, monastery, Dnepr river