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The pilot project for Mapping St Petersburg was funded by a grant awarded by the UCL SSEES Research Support Fund 2010. Thanks are due to the committee for their generosity in supporting this project.

Thanks are also due to the UCL SSEES library, for providing access to maps of Petersburg digitized for the EuropeanaTravel Project.

This website is powered by WordPress, themed with Clear Style. The base maps were provided by Google, using Mapstraction for the API. We have now changed to using Open Street Map for the base maps. Geo-rectification was accomplished using Mapwarper. Icons provided by Nicolas Mollet, under the Creative Commons BY-SA license.


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The 1888 John Murray map is from the collections of the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies Library. Image copyright UCL Library Services, 2010, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 UK: England and Wales Licence. For further information on this Licence please refer to:

The 1717 Nicholas de Fer map, the 1834 Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge map, and the 1900 Brokhaus-Efron map are in the public domain and are reproduced from the Historic Cities website.


The photograph of Dostoevsky (1879), reproduced from Wikimedia Commons, is in the public domain.

The photochrom print of the Cathedral of St Peter and St Paul is in the public domain and reproduced from the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

The photograph of the Bronze Horseman by Lite is reproduced from Wikimedia Commons and is governed by the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.

The photographs of the Sphinx and the flood level markers are by Sarah J. Young and are governed by the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.

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