National Geographic : 1914 Nov
Photo byGilbert II.Grosvenor RUSSIAN BOYS VISITING THE GLORIES OF THE KREMLIN,MOSCOW They are wearing the characteristic Russian blouse, which is gaily colored and the fashion for all malesinRussia, young and old. "Above Moscow there is nothing but the Kremlin, above the Kremlin nothing but the sky," runs a Russian saying. Here have come the Czars to their baptisms, their coronations, their marriages, and their burials. It is the stronghold of Imperial Moscow, a city within acity. Its Imperial Quarter comprises four or five squares, two palaces, a treasury, the seat of the military Governor, several monuments, three cathedrals, many churches and chapels, three convents, barracks, an arsenal, and a palace of justice.