Item 66.0 - Czar Cannon at the Kremlin in Moscow

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CA MHC 478-66.0


Czar Cannon at the Kremlin in Moscow


  • [between 1914-1917?] (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 8.5 cm

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This is a photo postcard of the Tsar Cannon on display on the grounds of the Moscow Kremlin. It is a monument of Russian artillery casting art, cast in bronze in 1586 in Moscow, by the Russian master bronze caster Andrey Chokhov. Mostly of symbolic impact, it was never used in a war. The postcard was sent by "David" (David Wiebe (1885-1937) to his family with message that he had examined it and been told that the bore was so large that it would fit 3 men lying in it. He wanted this card to be preserved.

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See MHC 734:273.

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Additional Info about the Tsar Cannon in Wikipedia. -- AHR

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Price: $5.00
Megapixels: 1.7
Resolution: 1638x1028

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