Imperiia: a spatial history of the Russian EmpireMain MenuAboutDashboardsData CatalogMapStoriesGalleriesGamesWho said history was boring?Map ShelfTeach Our ContentCiting the ProjectKelly O'Neilldc20b45f1d74122ba0d654d19961d826c5a557f5The Imperiia Project // Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University
12021-02-12T15:37:29-05:00Kelly O'Neilldc20b45f1d74122ba0d654d19961d826c5a557f593b5plain2021-03-09T16:36:14-05:0052.29778, 104.29639Amy Dayton15bdcfba7756c401b682c8b61ce6d0db063edd3dAnd now, at last, to Irkutsk. We come again to the Imperial Geographic Society. A more modern sight now than St. Innocent is Alexander in bronze. The Angara flows nearby, its current swift and strong. Shall I see the mammoths or the birds at the museum? Just beyond is Alexandrovskoye, and, if it is to be believed, a prison? I think I would rather stay in the countryside.