General Information:
2013.
Author:
Compilers S. Amelyohina, I. Bobrovnitskaya, E. Morshakova.

The Moscow Kremlin State Historical and Cultural Museum and Heritage Site; Indo-Russian Jewellery Foundation. – Moscow: "Azbooka" publishing house, 2013. — Part I: the XVIth—XVIIth centuries. — 140 pp. Part II: the XVIIIth—XIXth centuries. — 372 pp. — ISBN 978-5-88678-260-8.
Language: Russian; summary and pictures' annotations in English

Coronations of Tsars and Emperors at the Moscow Kremlin. Part I. The XVIth—XVIIth centuriesThe edition accompanies the exhibition held by Moscow Kremlin Museums to mark the 400th Anniversary of the Romanov dynasty ascession to the throne. Two parts of the catalogue explore the most important state official events in Russia of the past — coronations and consecration ceremonies carried out in the Moscow Kremlin from the XVIth to the XIXth centuries.

The catalogue is richly illustrated, many of the items are published in detail for the first time. It presents outstanding masterpieces from the Moscow Kremlin funds of the XIVth-XIXth centuries, from pieces of state regalia to rarely seen archival documents, photographs and etchings, as well as informative essays and articles on the history of coronation ceremonies in Russia throughout several centuries and peculiarities of solemn celebrations accompanying the Russian sovereigns' accession to the throne.

 
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