Catalog for the exhibition "Peter. The first. Collector, researcher, artist"

Catalog for the exhibition "Peter. The first. Collector, researcher, artist"

The exhibition project is international in nature. Unique exhibits from their collections will be provided by museums in Germany (Green arches Museum, Dresden), the Netherlands (Amsterdam history Museum) and great Britain (national Maritime Museum). Russian museums, archives and libraries take an active part in the project: State Hermitage Museum, Naval Museum (Saint Petersburg), Museum of anthropology and Ethnography. Peter The Great (Kunstkamera) Russian Academy of Sciences (Saint Petersburg), State Museum of ceramics and "Kuskovo manor", Russian state archive of ancient acts, Archive of the Saint Petersburg branch of the Academy of Sciences, Library of the Academy of Sciences (Saint Petersburg). The exhibition will feature about 200 exhibits-memorabilia, unique archival documents, regalia, magnificent examples of ceremonial weapons, outstanding works of jewelry, paintings, graphics, sculptures, glyptics, medals and coins, scientific instruments that belonged to Peter I, items from his "Chinese" and "Siberian" collections, as well as rare books and drawings that record the composition of the historical, artistic and scientific collections of Peter, which formed the basis of the first Russian public Museum-Kunstkamera.