In the State Historical and Cultural Reserve “Medzhybizh” in Khmelnytsky region, an exhibition of seals “The Matrix of Statehood” was opened, the oldest of which is almost 900 years old.
The reserve reports this in Facebookreports Ukrinform.
“The most valuable exhibits of the exhibition are the seals of the Ukrainian Central Rada of 1917, the Great Seal of the Ukrainian State, which sealed the ratification documents of the Brest Peace Treaty of 1918, and the Great Seal of the Ukrainian People’s Republic. These artifacts for display were provided by the private Sheremetev Museum (Kyiv), which contains a unique collection of sphragistics,” the message says.
It is noted that the oldest seal of the exhibition is almost 900 years old, and the youngest is a little over 100 years old. Their prints on documents were made with lead, sealing wax or ink.
The exhibition of stamps “The Matrix of Statehood” in the State Historical and Cultural Reserve “Medzhybizh” will continue until the Independence Day of Ukraine. Its opening began the “Month of the History of Statehood”, during which visitors to the Medzhybizh Castle will see several temporary expositions that will complement each other.
The next exhibition in the reserve will be dedicated to the 105th anniversary of the creation in Medzhybizh of the 1st Ukrainian Army Corps under the command of Pavel Skoropadsky.
As Ukrinform reported, the Andriy Sheptytsky National Museum in Lviv opened an exhibition project of works by Maria Prymachenko “I Give to Ukraine!”.
Photo: Facebook State Historical and Cultural Reserve “Medzhybizh”