Nearly forgotten but glorious art, envisionings and historical oddments from the back corners of the internet
Images of Saint Petersburg under Catherine the Great and a while after. One showing the empress herself. Benjamin Paterssen (or Patersen), artist. Born in Sweden around 1750, he worked in Saint Petersburg where he died in 1815.
On a voyage to see how much mileage I can get from the creative ability and eye for images that my family thought was useless. On line art curator, fiction writer and now blogger. Historian's daughter. Follow me . . .even I have no idea where I'm going next.
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