Thomas Marks is the editor of Apollo

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At the State Hermitage Museum earlier this summer, I spent some time watching the visitors. Many were in large tour…

1 Sep 2013

Tsar attractions – English silver at the Russian court

Early modern visitors to Moscow often brought silver to the tsar – which is why the Kremlin Armoury Museum holds a remarkable collection of pre-Restoration English silver

26 May 2013