Announcement of Alexander III Coronation
Ekspeditsiia zagotovleniia gosudarstvennykh bumag
Paper and Ink
W 10.5 in x H 13.5 in
Gift. Gregory (Grabbe), Bishop
Chromolithograph. Announcement of Alexander III's coronation on May 15, 1883. Text is in black and red in Church Slavnoic style characters. Ornate border with cypher of Alexander III surmounted by crown on top, flanked by coats of arms and double eagles; great seal on bottom. Printed in bottom right corner: Экспедицiя Заготовленiя Государственныхъ Бумагъ.