Exhibitions/ Art Object

[The Bolshevick Committee Gathering to Value and Dispose of Imperial Regalia]

Artist:
Unknown (Russian)
Date:
ca. 1918
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 5 5/8 × 7 7/8 in. (14.3 × 20 cm)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.1064
Not on view
Inscription: [no inscriptions or annotations visible]
Sotheby's London, Lot 36, 04/05/90; Gilman Paper Company Collection

Sotheby's cat.: A photograph of a gathering of the Bolshevik Committee to value and partially dispose of the Imperial Regalia and other works of art, spread before them is the Imperial Regalia, previously considered sacred, amongst which is the jewelry worn for weddings by Grand Duchess, a Frederick the Great jeweled box and 18th and 19th century snuffboxes . . . And a photograph of a film crew in Palace Square, re-named Uritzky Square after the Chekist, during the celebrations of the Revolution. See invoices for further information and list of Faberge eggs.
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