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Series Accession 2021-A-0007: Samovar tea service, Circa 19th century

 Series
Call Number: RU 1132, Series Accession 2021-A-0007

Scope and Contents

A 19th century samovar from Tula, Russia (the capital of the samovar production in Tzarist Russia) belonged to a member of the Russian emigre community from a village in Connecticut called Churayevka. The village disappeared with the construction of highway I-84. The samovar was later gifted to the curator of the Slavic and East European Collection.

Dates

  • Circa 19th century

Conditions Governing Access

The object is open for research

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
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Sterling Memorial Library
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New Haven, CT 06511

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