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Collector of Russian Antiquities
The Ministry of Culture of RF and State Historical Museum are glad to present the exhibition "Collector of Russian Antiquities" dated for the International Museum Day. This is the first exhibition from the cycle "True Museum's Friend" dedicated to the collector and patron of art Petr Ivanovich Schukin (1853 - 1912) who granted his huge collection to Historical Museum. Schukin's collection consists of more than 300 thousand items, it reflects the history of Russia of the 17th-19th centuries, public and everyday life of all main social classes - the nobility, the petty bourgeoisie, the merchants, the boyars and the peasantry.
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