"Coronations of Tsars and Emperors at the Moscow Kremlin. Part 2. The 18th — 19th centuries"

Author:
The compilers S. Amelyohina, I. Bobrovitskaya, E. Morshakova
Year:
2013
 
Price:
1500 rub.

Text in Russian. The edition includes a summary and pictures' annotations in English.

 

The 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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