Terespol Gate. Photo, 1911.
Terespol Gate. Photo, 1911.
A training artillery squad of the Brest-Litovsk Fortress during tactical exercises. Photo, 1910-1912.
A training artillery squad of the Brest-Litovsk Fortress during tactical exercises. Photo, 1910-1912.
Captain Ivan Belinsky (1876-1976).
Captain Ivan Belinsky (1876-1976).

From 1907 to 1913 - Lieutenant Colonel, senior superintendent of works at Brest-Litovsk Engineering Administration. Photo, 1906.

A hot air balloon take off. Brest-Litovsk fortress.
A hot air balloon take off. Brest-Litovsk fortress.

In the centre, Colonel Jacob Petersen (1844-1914), Head of the Brest-Litovsk military pigeon station (1888-1910).
Photo, 1908-1909.

General plan of the Brest-Litovsk Fortress. 1847.
General plan of the Brest-Litovsk Fortress. 1847.
General Ivan Den (1876 – 1859).
General Ivan Den (1876 – 1859).
Bronze plaque, laid under the cornerstone in the foundation of the Citadel barracks on the 1st of June, 1836.
Bronze plaque, laid under the cornerstone in the foundation of the Citadel barracks on the 1st of June, 1836.

Found near Brest Gate in 1953.

The lid and box with coins, laid under the cornerstone, found in 1953.
The lid and box with coins, laid under the cornerstone, found in 1953.
Painting «Brest-Litovsk Fortress in 1840» by Marcin Zaleski.
Painting «Brest-Litovsk Fortress in 1840» by Marcin Zaleski.

A view on the Citadel from Terespol Fortification of the fortress.

Painting «Brest-Litovsk Fortress in 1840» by Marcin Zaleski.
Painting «Brest-Litovsk Fortress in 1840» by Marcin Zaleski.

A view from Volyn Fortification of the fortress.

Painting of an unknown artist. «Nicholas the First and his retinue».
Painting of an unknown artist. «Nicholas the First and his retinue».

Paper, oil on canvas. XIXth century.

Nicholas the First (1796 – 1855), Russian Emperor from 1825.

In 1830, Nicholas the First approved the master plan of the Fortress.

Engineer-Captain Dmitri Karbyshev (1880 – 1945).
Engineer-Captain Dmitri Karbyshev (1880 – 1945).

In 1914, senior superintendent of the construction works of the Brest-Litovsk Fortress Engineering Administration. Photo, 1914.

Bricks of the Brest-Litovsk Fortress with the date «1841».
Bricks of the Brest-Litovsk Fortress with the date «1841».
Bricks of the Brest-Litovsk Fortress with the date «1868».
Bricks of the Brest-Litovsk Fortress with the date «1868».
Colonel Georgi Lagorio (1867 – 1938).
Colonel Georgi Lagorio (1867 – 1938).

In 1912 – 1915, an assistant to the Chief of Engineers in the Brest-Litovsk Fortress. Photo, 1916.

General Karl Opperman. (1765 – 1831).
General Karl Opperman. (1765 – 1831).

One of the authors of the project of the Brest-Litovsk Fortress. XIXth century.

Field-Marshal-General I. F. Paskevich
Field-Marshal-General I. F. Paskevich

Painting of an unknown artist. Oil on canvas. XIXth century.

Count Ivan Paskevich(1782 – 1856), Field-Marshal General, supervised the construction of the Brest-Litovsk Fortress.

The visit of Emperor Alexander III to the Brest-Litovsk Fortress. Photo, 1886.
The visit of Emperor Alexander III to the Brest-Litovsk Fortress. Photo, 1886.
The project of fortifying the Fortress of Brest-Litovsk. 1910.
The project of fortifying the Fortress of Brest-Litovsk. 1910.
Eduard Totleben (1818 – 1884).
Eduard Totleben (1818 – 1884).

Adjutant General of the Russian Army, a fortification builder, according to his proposals forts were built in the Brest-Litovsk Fortress in the 1870s.

Fort, codenamed «G». Photo, 1915.
Fort, codenamed «G». Photo, 1915.
Fort № 7. Photo, 1915.
Fort № 7. Photo, 1915.
Fragment of the general plan of the Brest-Litovsk Fortress. Beginning of the XXth century.
Fragment of the general plan of the Brest-Litovsk Fortress. Beginning of the XXth century.
The interior of the church of St. Nicholas in Brest-Litovsk fortress.
The interior of the church of St. Nicholas in Brest-Litovsk fortress.

Magazine «Niva», St. Petersburg, 1877, № 5.

Picture by Aphonasenko, engraving by Daugel.

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St. Nicholas church in Brest-Litovsk fortress.
St. Nicholas church in Brest-Litovsk fortress.

Magazine «Niva», St. Petersburg, 1877, № 5.

Picture by Aphonasenko, engraving by Daugel.

The outer facade of the passage through the defensive barracks.
The outer facade of the passage through the defensive barracks.

The 1st of November, 1845. (Kholm Gate).