facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Scotland is host to Romanov exhibit

July 14, 2005 at 6:45 PM   |   Comments

EDINBURGH, Scotland, July 14 (UPI) -- Scotland's Royal Museum in Edinburgh is host for an exhibit of belongings from the late Russian Czar Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra.

More than 400 items are on loan from the State Hermitage museum in St Petersburg, including many that have never been seen in Britain, the Independent reported Thursday.

Among the items on display are Fabergé jewels, court costumes and religious icons. There are also several photos and intimate items illustrating the Romanov family's close ties with the British royal family.

The Romanovs and their five children were killed in 1918 during the Russian Revolution.

The exhibit is scheduled to run until Oct. 30.

© 2005 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Kendra Wilkinson to Hank Baskett: 'It's divorce time!' Kendra Wilkinson to Hank Baskett: 'It's divorce time!'
2
Amber Rose declares her love for Wiz Khalifa Amber Rose declares her love for Wiz Khalifa
3
Beyonce, Jay Z reportedly renewed their vows Beyonce, Jay Z reportedly renewed their vows
4
Elizabeth Pena died of complications from alcohol abuse Elizabeth Pena died of complications from alcohol abuse
5
Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel settle lawsuit against Heat magazine Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel settle lawsuit against Heat magazine
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback