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A view of the "wooden city" that lay behind the prosperous core area.

A view of the "Rybnoriadskaia" fishmarket square, ca. 1900

A picture of St. Catherine's Lutheran Church from the late nineteenth century, as it appeared after its reconstruction in the 1860s. An earlier Lutheran church stood on the site from the late 1770s.

"The Main Tatar mosque in Kazan": one of Kazan's first two mosques, built in the 1760s. During the nineteenth century it was associated with the patronage of Kazan's Iunusov merchant dynasty, and came to be called the al-Marjani mosque, after…

"Kazan's Central Marketplace": The gostinnyi dvor was the primary marketplace in the city. Burned in 1774 and rebuilt with imperial support at the end of the 18th century, the market housed hundreds of shops. Most were owned by the city, and rented…

"Kazan Imperial University": facade of the main university building.

"View of the City Hospital from Black Lake in Kazan": a popular recreation area in one of the city's upscale neighborhoods.

"Kazan gymnazium": Kazan's first secondary school, founded in the mid-eighteenth century.

"View of the Kazan Fortress" : a scene of the Kreml, showing the portable bridges used to span the Kazanka for most of the year, and then removed during the flood.

"Kazan Mother-of-God Monastery": A view of Kazan's women's monastery, near the Kreml.
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