Congress was almost totally ignorant of Alaska, many suspected that the purchase was a bad bargain, and the only interest revolved around fur sealing. Therefore, many Congressmen were reluctant to pass Alaska legislation. Aside from the purchase,...
Exhibition: ASM 7-8/70 Descriptive Narrative: A certificate presented by Mathew Murav'ev, Chief Manager of the Russian-American Company, to Matvei Naushketl, a Tlingit chief. The certificate was given along with a silver medal "Soiuznye...
Descriptive Narrative: Cross-shaped medallion of gold-tone metal hanging from a black and gold striped ribbon. The center of the medallion has a tiny cloisonné image of St. George & the Dragon.
Label: (c.1988) RUSSIAN-AMERICAN HERTIAGE MONTH...
Descriptive Narrative: Double-headed eagle plaque of cast bronze. Crowns on each eagle head, symbols of power held in the talons; on eagle's breast is octagon shape with figure of St George. One wing tip is missing.
Exhibition: object traveled...
Descriptive Narrative: Tea strainer of gold-washed silver.
Notes: Manufactured by Peter Uhrwader, a Finnish metalsmith working in ST. Petersburg, Russia; made prior to 1822 (attributed and dated by...
Descriptive Narrative: A small brass box with embossed cover containing two metal vials for annointing oils, a small scissors, annointing brush, and sponge. Cover is engraved with crucifixion scene.
Accession Number: 98-11
Found: Sitka; Finland
Description: wood; painted; lacquer
Descriptive Narrative: Box, wooden or paper mache. Lacquer: black on outside, red on inside. Rectangular shape....
Found: St. Paul
Photo: negative, black and white
Accession Number: 57-10
Descriptive Narrative: Hand-lettered Divine Liturgy of the Russian Orthodox Church. Text in Church Slavonic.
Exhibition: ASM 1/71-6/72 ...
Accession Number: 50-68
Descriptive Narrative: Brass cannon, mounted on a wooden support with iron mounts. Bore is 8cm diameter.
Inscription: "No 1" inscribed on top surface of cannon....
Object Name: book
Subject: Russian Orthodox Church
Accession Number: 73-27
Description: paper; ink; printed; bound
Descriptive Narrative: TLINGIT OLD & NEW TESTAMENT READER from St. Nicholas Church,...
Accession Number: 81-3-5 Descriptive Narrative: "Gold" medal (Novadel) with Man's head (Alexander I ) on one side; Russian inscription on reverse. Contains nickel and copper with small amounts of gold and silver. Inscription: To Tamari...