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E-43, Nov. 12, 1936

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.056
Identifier: SC07.02.3.056
E-43
E-43

Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] Article E-43 Exceptional photograph of the Czarina Alexandra in court dress, showing her great beauty. It is appropriately framed in finely chased gold on silver with a background of red iridescent enamel. The frame was made by the famous court jeweler to Nicholai II, Karl Faberge, outstanding craftsman of the last fifty years. It is marked with the initials of his master and the figures “88” which denote the highest quality of Russian silver. From the personal quarters of Nicholai II in the Alexander Palace, Tsarskoye Selo.

Mrs. John L. Pratt November 12th, 1936

FROM THE HAMMER COLLECTION – 682 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK

Dates

  • Nov. 12, 1936

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access

The collection is open for research.

Digitization of the collection has been made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The digital collection can be accessed through the VMFA Collections Search website.

Conditions Governing Use

No Copyright - United States: http://rightsstatements.org/page/NoC-US/1.0/?language=en

Biographical / Historical

American--1

Extent

1 page

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.

Related Materials

47.20.323

Physical Description

Paper

Physical Facet

Sales records

General

Hammer Collection, Hammer Galleries, Fifth Avenue

Digitization of the Lillian Thomas Pratt Archives has been made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives Repository

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