The Hermitage News

Exhibition-Presentation of New Gifts to the Hermitage: a Russian Imperial Field Marshal’s Baton and a Firman of Ottoman Sultan Selim III

Published on 29 of December 2018

On 29 December 2018, in keeping with tradition as the New Year approaches, the State Hermitage presented to the public the most interesting gifts that the museum has received in the past year: a Russian imperial field marshal’s baton and a firman of Ottoman Sultan Selim III. The gifts went on show in the Armorial Hall of the Winter Palace.