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A Russian Paints America: The Travels of Pavel P. Svin’in, by Pavel P. Svin'in, Visit Amazon's William Benton Whisenhunt

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Pavel Svin'in in used to be a painter, diplomat, and journalist who spent years as a part of the 1st Russian diplomatic challenge to the us. This identify provides an entire English translation of his memoir. 31 unique watercolours supplement his provocative perspectives on subject matters corresponding to slavery, faith, politics, and the advantageous arts."

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But, despite his efforts to deliver the French general safely, Moreau died from wounds he received in his first battle against Napleon. 30 A Biography of Pavel P. Svin’in After the general’s death, Svin’in set off for England to inform his widow and to offer her condolences on behalf of Alexander i. 19 A series of articles with some artwork appeared in this journal in 1813 and 1814 on topics such as religion, Native Americans, slavery, and steamboats. In 1815 Svin’in published An Essay of a Picturesque Voyage through North America (Opyt zhivopisnago puteshestviia po Sievernoi Amerikie), which was, in essence, a collection of previously printed articles presented in book form with some new chapters.

He saw more of the new nation than most Americans had seen of their own country at this time. He left the United States in 1813 in order to escort exiled French General Jean Victor Moreau back to Europe. Despite his short stay, he left three important documents describing his time in the country. While residing in Philadelphia, he published in English, and therefore directed to the American public, Sketches of Moscow and St Petersburg in order to give Americans a glimpse of what Russians were like.

6 It was evident that many in the Russian government were concerned with the commercial implications with Great Britain that an association with the rebellious American colonists would bring them. Dana tried to convince several Russian officials that an association with the United States would only enhance Russia’s commercial prospects, as well as that of the new nation. He proved to be a controversial figure during his brief time in Russia. He was sent there with the knowledge that he would not receive official recognition; nevertheless, he was charged with the duty of establishing some kind of relationship.

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