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Re: Aerials of the Winter Palace - Hermitage
« Reply #30 on: January 24, 2019, 09:27:14 AM »
Joanna, these stereoscopic photos are fascinating.  Thanks so much for posting them!

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Re: Aerials of the Winter Palace - Hermitage
« Reply #31 on: January 28, 2019, 07:38:32 PM »
Aerial view of the Winter Palace - Note the small inner courtyard where windows of Alexandra's Bath and Nicholas' Pool overlooked:

http://winterpalaceresearch.blogspot.com/2019/01/aerial-photograph-of-winter-palace.html

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Re: Aerials of the Winter Palace - Hermitage
« Reply #32 on: February 01, 2019, 08:11:21 PM »
I notice, there appears to be 7 interior courtyards throughout the palace, does anyone know if they were used for anything. Or did they just provide window space for interior rooms...?

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Re: Aerials of the Winter Palace - Hermitage
« Reply #33 on: February 03, 2019, 03:55:38 PM »
Interior courtyards were used to allow light and air into interior rooms - in everything from palaces to NYC tenements.  Made living in such buildings more pleasant, and people healthier.