A Trunk with a History or the History of a Trunk’. Alexander III’s Travelling Trunk

Monday, 01 March 2021 06:02 News Written by
This exhibition features a unique object, which is a transformer trunk owned by Emperor Alexander III and designed by inventor Ognjeslav Kosztovits.
The trunk could be used as a bed, a bureau, a toilet table or for storing the owner’s goods and was fitted with an intricate transformation system and a set of space-saving shelves and containers. The trunk comprises a folding table and chairs, a writing set, a first-aid homeopathic kit, bedclothes, kitchenware, tableware and a cooking stove.