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December 15, 2011 / jmeuropeana

Пушкинский дом (Pushkin House) opens in St. Petersburg

On the 15th of December –

the Pushkin House opens in 1905, commemorating and preserving the legacy of the great Russian poet Alexander Pushkin. Pushkin House is the Russian state institute for literature. It is not the same as the Pushkin museum, which is an art museum and has nothing to do with the poet.

Here is some Pushkin in Europeana, ranging from a portrait, to literature history to music inspired by his work to commemorative coins – take your pick:
                  

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