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I’m going to be out of town again until Tuesday and won’t be able to post. –The Daily Blini

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Podil 55th Regiment

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Podil 55th Regiment during the Battle of Mukden

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This picture was found in Russo-Japanese War: A Photographic and Descriptive Review of the Great Conflict in the Far East by “P. F. Collier & Son”.

See you tomorrow! –The Daily Blini

Image by P. F. Collier & Son [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

 

The Battle of Mukden

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Privet! This week we will be focusing on the Battle of Mukden in art. The Battle of Mukden (February-March 1905) was the last major land battle of the Russo-Japanese War and one of the largest land battles before WWI. As such, both sides have depicted it in many forms.

This work was created by Vladimir Taburin and found in Niva magazine.

See you tomorrow! –The Daily Blini

picture from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Mukden

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Because I will be out of town the rest of this week, I will not be able to post again until Monday. We will be beginning with a new weekly topic. Suggestions will be taken in the comments!

-The Daily Blini

Great Imperial Crown

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The Imperial Crown of Russia was used first for Catherine the Great’s coronation. Made by Jeremia Pauzie for the occasion, it is adorned with 4936 diamonds of various sizes.

Here Catherine is shown in her coronation regalia with the crown on the pillow next to her.

See you tomorrow! -The Daily Blini

pictures from  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imperial_Crown_of_Russia and  http://lifetakeslemons.wordpress.com/2011/04/13/18th-century-costume-archives-catherine-the-greats-coronation-gown/