Imperial School of Jurisprudence Yearbook

Album

Creator:

Sazikov (firm)

Date:

1860

Materials:

Gold, gilt silver, silver, marble

Dimensions:

H 17 in x L 11.75 in x W 4 in

Accession Number:

126.81

Credit Line:

Association of Jurists

Description

Cover is black marble; decorated with a double-headed eagle with coat of arms, the school symbol (crown-topped column with inscription "ЗАКОНЪ"), their motto "Respicimus Finem" ("Look to the end"). In corners "Пятого декаб 1835-1860" ("5th of Dec.,1835-1860"); inscription "Основателю и попечителю Императорского Училища Правовѣдьнiя" ("To the founder and patron of the Imperial School of Jurisprudence"). Yearbook cosists of 32 double pages of photographs of students of the school, eight per page, 2 1/4" x 3" oval, many taken by "C. Bergamasco, Artiste Peintre, Perspective de Nevsky en face de la petite Morskaya Maison."

Inscriptions & Markings

A M over 1860, double eagle in circle, Сазиковъ, kokoshnik in circle facing left, 84, crossed anchors in circle.