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Rebecca J. W. Jefferson- -Deconstructing the Cairo Geniza- Why Provenance Matters- Mar 29, 2022

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A Tale of Two Collections: The Icons of Nikolai Likhachev and Ilya Ostroukhov

“We always imagine Russian culture in the form of a diptych, in which one wing is Petersburg and the other Moscow,” the critic Abram Efros wrote in 1921. “In the field of Russian…

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Book Collecting and Community in a Digital Age: New Approaches

Rare book dealer Heather O’Donnell, founder of Honey & Wax Booksellers in Brooklyn, spent three years at Princeton as a member of the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts (2001-2004). She…

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How to be a European: Collecting Drawings in Imperial Russia

Catherine the Great founded the now internationally-renowned drawings collection of the Hermitage Museum with the purchase in 1768 of the cabinet of Count Charles Cobenzl (Brussels). At a time when…

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