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File:Ivan the Terrible and Harsey.jpg


English: Ivan IV of Russia ("Ivan the Terrible") demonstrates his treasures to the ambassador of Queen Elizabeth I of England
Français : Ivan le terrible montre ses trésors à l'ambassadeur de la reine Elizabeth I
Latviešu: Ivans Bargais izrāda Kremļa dārgumus angļu vēstiniekam Horsijam.
Русский: Иван Грозный показывает сокровища английскому послу Горсею.
Date 1875
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions 153 × 236 cm (60.2 × 92.9 in)
Source/Photographer originally uploaded to Wikipedia by Ghirlandajo on 2 February 2005



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English: Ivan the Terrible Showing His Treasury to Jerome Horsey by Alexander Litovchenko. Jerome Horsey was the ambassador of Queen Elizabeth I of Great Britain, and got to know Tsar Ivan IV fairly well during his time there. Behind Ivan can be seen Fyodor, his heir.

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