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date: 06 March 2021

Hastie, Williamlocked

(1754/5–1832)
  • Anthony Cross

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Hastie, William (1754/5–1832), architect and town planner, arrived in Russia in 1784, aged twenty-nine, as one of a group of seventy-three Scottish workmen recruited by the architect Charles Cameron (1745–1812) to work for the empress Catherine the Great at Tsarskoe Selo near St Petersburg...

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