New Testament and Psalter

Book

Creator:

Peterson, A.

Date:

1904

Materials:

Silk and Paper

Dimensions:

H 5 in x W 3.25 in x D 1.125 in

Accession Number:

263.81

Credit Line:

FRH Museum Collection

Description

New Testament and Psalter in Russian, printed by the Synodal Printshop in 1904; handwritten inscription: На добрую память. Александра, Петергофъ, 22го Мая - 5го Iюля 1907г. ("As a fond remembrance. Alexandra, Peterhof, May 22/July 5, 1907." With book is a cream moire silk ribbon bookmark with a sticker: Спаси и Сохрани. Елка 1907 г. ("Save and Protect. Elka 1907." ); on back of bookmark is the Alexandria coat of arms of the Cottage Palace in Peterhof - shield emblem with wreath of white roses on sword and inscription: За вѣру, царя, и -- Отечество ("For the faith, the tsar, and -- the Fatherland").

Inscriptions & Markings

On verson of first flyleaf is stamped in gold: double eagle, А. Петерсонъ, Демидовъ пер. 9. С.П.Бургъ