“The Journey of Peter the Great to Versailles”

“When he came to power in 1689, Tsar Peter the Great began to force through the modernisation of Russia. But one country fascinated him: the France of Louis XIV. He went there in 1717.¬†The Palace of Versailles and Peterhof Palace invite you to discover this famous voyage.”

Subtitled for those who do not speak French nor Russian.

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‘Faberg√©: Imperial Jeweler to the Tsars’ A New Exhibition At the Bowers Museum

On June 23, 2012, the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, California will finally open the highly anticipated exhibition, Fabergé: Imperial Jeweler to the Tsars.  

Also, on opening day, beginning at 1:30 PM, there will be a lecture from Dr. Mally, Professor of History, Emeritus, from the University of California, Irvine.  During the lecture, Dr. Mally will:

… examine¬†the famous Russian jeweler, Carl Faberg√©, and how he established his global reputation during the reigns of Russia‚Äôs last two tsars…¬†Dr. Mally [will also] explore how¬†we can use Faberg√©‚Äôs work as a way to understand the social, political, and cultural upheaval that eventually led to the end of the Russian empire.

If you happen to live in southern California or will be visiting the area why not visit this special exhibition? ¬†It ends on January 6, 2013. ¬† ūüôā

For more information about the exhibition as well as how to purchase tickets please click here and here.

Source: Bowers Museum

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‘Russia: Land of the Tsars’ A Documentary

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Here is the History Channel’s well-known documentary, Russia: Land of the Tsars. If you have never seen this long program I highly recommend that you watch it. ¬†It’s incredibly fascinating. ¬† ūüôā

 

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‘Peter the Great: The Tyrant Reformer’ A Documentary (VIDEOS)

Here is the documentary, Peter the Great: The Tyrant Reformer, produced by American television network, Biography. ¬†The program is okay; nevertheless, it’s a decent introduction to those who are unfamiliar with the famous Russian emperor.

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‘The Last Grand Duchess: H.I.H. Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia’

Here is the final documentary for today entitled, The Last Grand Duchess.  This series traces the life of H.I.H. Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia the daughter of Emperor Alexander III and Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia.  So far the program is quite interesting.

Click the links below to watch:

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