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1896. Latvian Ethnographic Exhibition

Published on October 28, 2016

On 26 October 2016, marking the 120th anniversary of the Latvian Ethnographic Exhibition of 1896, the book „1896. Latvian Ethnographic Exhibition” was launched at the National History Museum of Latvia.

120 years ago the Latvian Ethnographic Exhibition of 1896 was held in Rīga. It became the first and largest representation of the Latvian nation and its history, culture and achievements, in addition it was an explicit application of the Latvian nation to be located alongside other nations in terms of historical and language values, national culture achievements, economic efforts. The books has been prepared in cooperation with the National History Museum of Latvia.

Photo: Kristīne Madjare

 

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