Exhibits of Moscow Kremlin to be represented in London

Coronation suit of Empress Mariya Feodorovna. The Moscow Kremlin Museum

Moscow Kremlin and Victoria and Albert British Museum will organize a large exchange exhibition devoted to the history of ruling dynasties of both states as a sign of “improvement of relations” between Great Britain and Russia.

On December 10, the London museum will launch the exposition The Magnificence of the Tsars which will present more than hundred objects from the funds of a museum of Moscow Kremlin. Visitors of the exhibition will have an opportunity to see unique items of weapon, regalia, porcelain and jewelry. Among the most valuable exhibits – clothes of Tsar Peter II who died at the age of 15 years and also a coronation suit of the last Emperor of Russia Nicolas II.

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Published in: on January 16, 2009 at 2:24 am  Leave a Comment  
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The British museum will go to Abu Dhabi

The project of the Guggenheim museum on the Saadiyat island, UAE. The architect Frank Gehry

One of the largest museums in the world together with the capital’s authorities of UAE is going to turn Abu Dhabi into the cultural centre of the country.

The main executive director of the Abu Dhabi company Tourism Development and Investment Co. (TDIC) Lee Tabler reported at the opening of the international exhibition of real estate Dubai Cityscape–2008 that the specialists of the British museum will come to Abu Dhabi soon. However according to the Lee Tabler’s words it should be concluded that the British museum is not going to open its branch in the capital of Emirates yet.

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Published in: on November 19, 2008 at 9:25 am  Leave a Comment  
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