<i>View of the Church of St Nicholas the Large Cross on the Ilyinka</i> from the workshop of Fiodor Alexeyev

View of the Church of St Nicholas the Large Cross on the Ilyinka from the workshop of Fiodor Alexeyev

Image: State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Nicholas Church Ilyinka

[Russian Orthodox]

Kitai-Gorod, Moscow City (Central)

Russia

St Nicholas Church on the Ilyinka was built from 1680-89. It was known as the Great Cross, with golden-starred blue domes. The architectural landmark church was demolished in 1933.
<i>View of the Church of St Nicholas the Large Cross on the Ilyinka</i> from the workshop of Fiodor Alexeyev
Photo, 1882: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Bolshoykrest.jpg" target="new" class="link">Wikipedia</a>