Peter, the Great Egg, 1903.  This Easter egg was made under the supervision of the Russian jeweler Peter Carl Fabergé i for the last Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II.

Imperial Faberge Eggs - made for the Russian Imperial Families

Fabergé firm   (Russian , 20th century) Mikhail Perkhin, Workmaster  (Russian , 1860 - 1903) Vasilii Zuiev, Painter of miniatures  (Russian , 1870 - unknown) Imperial Peter the Great Easter Egg 1903 Gold, platinum, diamonds, rubies, enamel, bronze, sapphire, watercolor on ivory, rock crystal

Imperial Peter the Great Easter Egg Fabergé, 1903 The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

"Peter the Great" statue in Moscow, Russia. The statue of Peter I, in Moscow, Russia has a very strange history behind it. Legend says it was designed by Zurab Tsereteli, a Georgian architect, as a representation of Christopher Columbus, but after being rejected by the US Government, it was sold to Russia as a representation of Peter the Great.

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"Peter the Great" is a statue in Moscow. It was designed by Zurab Tsereteli, a Georgian architect, to commemorate 300 years of the Russian Navy, which Peter the Great established.

Peter the Great - Over 1,200 of the rebels were tortured and executed, and Peter ordered that their bodies be publicly exhibited as a warning to future conspirators.[16] The Streltsy were disbanded, and the individual they sought to put on the Throne—Peter's half-sister Sophia—was forced to become a nun.

Peter the Great statue by Mark Antokolski in the city of Taganrog, Russia.

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The 1782 statue of Peter I in Saint Petersburg, informally known as the Bronze Horseman

Tomb of Peter the Great in Peter and Paul Cathedral. It is located in Peter and Paul fortress, St Petersburg, Russia

Tomb of Peter the Great in Peter and Paul Cathedral. It is located in Peter and Paul fortress, St Petersburg, Russia

Etienne-Maurice Falconet - "Monument to Peter the Great" 1775-1782) St. Petersburg, Russia

"Bronze Horseman" (Peter the Great) by Etienne-Maurice Falconet @ Senate Square, Saint Petersburg, Russia

This box has views in enamel of two monuments in St Petersburg: the statue of Peter the Great and the Sts Peter and Paul Fortress (on the underside). The monument was commissioned by Catherine the Great from the French sculptor Etienne Falconet (1716-91) to glorify Peter the Greats absolutism and was completed in 1782. It was placed beside the Neva river on a massive rock pedestal which had been brought from the village of Lakhta, outside St Petersburg. Erected at the command of Peter the…

This Fabergé green, red, white and sepia enamel box has views in enamel of monuments in St Petersburg, Mark of Henrik Wigström.

Peter Norman. Giving up on his dreams to set a mark on human rights. The real story behind the statues.

The real story behind the statues.

Tommie Smith, John Carlos and Peter Norman. Giving up on their dreams to set a mark on human rights. The real story behind the statues.

"The Bronze Horseman" is a nickname of the monument to Peter the Great, the founder of St Petersburg, Russia.

"The Bronze Horseman" is a nickname of the monument to Peter the Great, the founder of St Petersburg, Russia.

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