Illustrations by Viskovatov
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Text top centre: Спаси Господи люди твоя и благослови достояние твое! Победы Благоверному Царю Нашему Петру.
Text bottom centre: На сопротивныя даруяй твое сохраняя Крестом твоим жительство.
Знамя 1696-1699 г.

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Lithograph 130 in "Historical description of the clothes and weapons of Russian troops" by Viskovatov, 2nd edition published in 1899.

Aleksandr Vasilíevich Viskovatov, Born April 22, 1804; died February 27, 1858, in St. Petersburg. Russian military historian. Viskovatovís most important work, A Historical Description of the Uniform and Weapons of Russian Troops (vols. 1-30, 1841-62; 2nd ed., vols. 1-34, 1899-1948), is based on an enormous amount of archival material.
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