Fragments of Class Bell

Bell

Materials:

Brass

Dimensions:

H 3.375 in x L 3.1875 in

Accession Number:

148.81

Credit Line:

Association of Jurists

Description

Memento from the Imperial School of Jurisprudence in St. Petersburg: At the end of the last lecture and before graduation exams, the class bell which had been rung at the beginning and end of each lecture was broken and its fragments distributed among the graduating students; this was the bell of the class graduating at the 78th Commencement of the school.

History Note

Provenance - Nikolai Leot'evich Pashenny, grduate of 78th Commencement