Russian Discovery of Siberia
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Russian Discovery of Siberia

12th-15th centuries Novgorod obtains fur tribute from lands stretching east towards the Ural Mountains
November 22 Presented to President Grant at Washington
November-December Visits New York, Boston, Philadelphia, and other cities on the East Coast, Midwest, and Canada
December 31-January 1, 1872 Visits Chicago, Phoenix City of the West and tours ruins of the great fire, stockyards, and a pork processing plant
January 2-January 11 Visits Milwaukee and St. Louis. At Milwaukee the Russian Consul-General Bodisko makes a speech saying, now I am in the West for the first time. The saying is true, Westward the star of empire takes its way....In Russia it is eastward that the star of empire takes its way, and the two nations will soon shake hands across Bering Strait
January 12-January 16 Goes buffalo hunting with Buffalo Bill Cody, General Custer, General Sheridan, Spotted Tail, and Sioux Indians on the plains of Nebraska; the Sioux put on a powwow and war dance for Alexis [The Imperial Buffalo Hunter, New York Herald; Alexis, Hunting the Buffalo, San Francisco Chronicle]
January 17-19 Visits Denver; attends ball sponsored by the Pioneer Club, visits mines
January 20-21 Hunts buffalo on the Colorado plains, kills five
January 22 En route to Topeka, Kansas shoots buffalo from train
February 22 Departs America from Pensacola, Florida on the Svetlana

Detail of image of Grand Duke Alexis
Grand Duke Alexis, Harpers Bazar
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| Арктическасага о "Джанетт" | Путешествие великого кн Флексе | Сибирь |
Русско-онскавойна | Русские ковбои


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November 19, 18 71 Arrives at New Yor k on the frigate Svetlana [The Grand Duke Alexis, Harpers Bazar]
November 22 Presented to President Grant at Washington
November-December Visits New York, Boston, Philadelphia, and other cities on the East Coast, Midwest, and Canada
December 31-January 1, 1872 Visits Chicago, Phoenix City of the West a nd tours ruins of the great fire, stockyards, and a pork processing plant
January 2-Janua ry 11 Visits Milwaukee a nd St. Louis. At Milwaukee the Russian Consul-General Bodisko makes a speech say ing, now I am in the West for the first time. The saying is true, Westward the s tar of empire takes its way....In Russia it is eastward that the star of empire takes its way, and the two nations will soon shake hands across Bering Strait
January 12-January 16 Goes buffalo hunti ng with Buffalo Bill Cody, General Custer, General Sheridan, Spotted Tail, and S ioux Indians on the plains of Nebraska; the Sioux put on a powwow and war dance for Alexis [The Imperial Buffalo Hunter, New York Herald; Alexis, Hunting the Bu ffalo, San Francisco Chronicle]
January 17-19 Visits Denver; attends ball sponsored by t he Pioneer Club, visits mines
January 20-21 Hunts buffalo on the Colorado plains, kill s five
January 22 En route to Topeka, Kansas shoots buffalo from train
February 22 Departs America from Pensacola, Florida on the Svetlana


Mutual Perceptions: Travel | Romance of the Arctic | Grand Duke Alexis | Siberia in American Pop Culture | Russo-Japanese War | Russian Cowboys

Вэаимное восприие: Америкаские путешестви | Арктическасага о "Джанетт" | Путешествие великого кн Флексе | Сибирь | Русско-онскавойна | Русские ковбои