The first battle of the Crimean War. Advance of the Highlanders at the Alma.

Battle of Alma

The first battle of the Crimean War. Advance of the Highlanders at the Alma.

Key battle during the Crimean War. Charge of the light cavalry at Balaclava.

Battle of Balaclava

Key battle during the Crimean War. Charge of the light cavalry at Balaclava.

This cabinet is a Russian design made of tulip wood. It is ornamented with bronze and inlaid with porcelain. The cabinet doors have scenes of women.

Cabinet

This cabinet is a Russian design made of tulip wood. It is ornamented with bronze and inlaid with porcelain.…

This candelabrum was made in Russian. It is made out of bronze and gilt and stands on a pedestal.

Candelabrum

This candelabrum was made in Russian. It is made out of bronze and gilt and stands on a pedestal.

(1828- ) Russian novelist

Count Leo Tolstoi

(1828- ) Russian novelist

Cyrillic and Russian Alphabets

Cyrillic and Russian

Cyrillic and Russian Alphabets

"The type of instrument which resulted from Russian labors. The brass tube, strengthened at the bearing points by a strong truly-turned collars, rotates in the cast-iron cradle g attached to the declination axis. a is the eye-piece fixed in that axis, b the micrometer for reading both scales." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1903

Heliometer

"The type of instrument which resulted from Russian labors. The brass tube, strengthened at the bearing…

Russian infantry on the march.

Infantry

Russian infantry on the march.

The Russian interlacement band is an oriental pattern that exhibits variety of shapes with round forms.

Russian Interlacement Band

The Russian interlacement band is an oriental pattern that exhibits variety of shapes with round forms.

Famous Russian general.

General Nicholas Kaulbars

Famous Russian general.

Peter I the Great or Pyotr Alexeyevich Romanov (June 1672–8 February 1725) ruled Russia and later the Russian Empire from 7 May 1682 until his death, jointly ruling before 1696 with his weak and sickly half-brother, Ivan V. Peter carried out a policy of Westernization and expansion that transformed the Tsardom of Russia into the 3-billion acre Russian Empire, a major European power.

Peter I of Russia

Peter I the Great or Pyotr Alexeyevich Romanov (June 1672–8 February 1725) ruled Russia and later…

Russian boy doll in traditional national costume.

Russian doll

Russian boy doll in traditional national costume.

The Second Anglo-Afghan War started after Russia and Britain ended with the June 1878 Congress of Berlin. Sher Ali refused a British mission. This is a scene of action in the Chardeh Valley, December 11, 1879.

Second Anglo-Afghan War

The Second Anglo-Afghan War started after Russia and Britain ended with the June 1878 Congress of Berlin.…

A Russian field Transport Cart.

Transport Cart

A Russian field Transport Cart.