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ST. PETERSBURG

 
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View of upper section of the central part of Admiralty building. Above the peristyle there are 28 statues - pairs each of the four elements, earth, fire, water and air, the four seasons, th four winds, the Egyptian godess Isis who proteects shipbuilders, and the Muse, Urania. Above them is the gilded dome and the spire. At the top is a weather vane shaped as a caravel.

 
   

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