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Oceania in Russian history: expeditions, collections, museums

Govor, Elena


Although Oceanic collections in Russia are not the richest in Europe, they are among the most valuable. In total Oceanic and Australian artefacts in these collections number nearly 9,000 items, the majority originating from the South Pacific.245 Many of them, especially those of Russian voyagers, were acquired during early cross-cultural engagements and have well established geographical and temporal provenance. Russian interest in the Pacific was determined by the fact that by the eighteenth...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Pacific Presences: Oceanic Art and European Museums - volume 1
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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