Variations on a theme «...with a film across Moscow»
Camera: Canon EOS 5
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens EF 70-210 mm
Film: Tasma FN 250 [USSR B&W film, 07.1995] ISO 250 at 100, Dev. D-76
The film is expired, storage conditions are unknown.
Photo taken: 24/01/2018
Scanner: Pakon F235+
Tasma FN 250, an GOST or ISO 250 (DIN 25) black and white general purpose film manufactured by Tasma in Kazan, Russia since around 1992 until around 2007.
Begovie gates (Running gate) at the beginning of the Begovaya alley with sculptures «Dioscuri, taming horses» (K. Klodt - S. Volnukhin, 1899, bronze). The gate at the very beginning of the alley is are decorated with copies of horses of Klodt's mounted In Saint-Petersburg on the Anichkov Bridge. Pyotr Klodt was no longer alive by that time, the copies were made in 1899 by the grandson of the famous sculptor Konstantin Klodt according to the sketches of his grandfather. (The second copies of Klodt's horses are in the park «Kuzminki»).
«Dioscuri, taming horses» were installed in 1899 at the beginning of the Begovaya alley, symbolizing the central passage to the Moscow hippodrome.