Russian Academy of Sciences founded by Pyotr Romanov

Russian Academy of Sciences founded by Pyotr Romanov (Tsar Peter the Great), laid the foundation for the modern enterprise of science in the USSR. The scope of Peter's endeavor can be judged from the fact that the hall shown (above) is just one wing of the Kunstkamera, the oldest building still standing in which academy members first met., Credit Line: The New York Public Library, Slavic and Baltic Division, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Abstract/Description: Russian Academy of Sciences founded by Pyotr Romanov (Tsar Peter the Great), laid the foundation for the modern enterprise of science in the USSR. The scope of Peter's endeavor can be judged from the fact that the hall shown (above) is just one wing of the Kunstkamera, the oldest building still standing in which academy members first met.
Subject(s): Graphic arts
Institution building
Romanov, Pyotr Alexeyevich (Peter I Emperor of Russia)
Credit Line: The New York Public Library, Slavic and Baltic Division, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Catalog ID: Romanov Pyotr H1