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"The House of A.S. Pushkin's Nanny", a museum.

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"The House of A.S. Pushkin's Nanny", a museum (the Gatchina District, Kobrino Village). It is a branch of the museum "The House of a Post Master". The museum was founded on July 3, 1974. A wooden log house built in the 18th century belonged to Yegor Fyedorovich Matveyev, Arina Rodionovna Yakovleva's son. Descendants of A.S. Pushkin's nanny lived in it until the establishing of the museum. The typical decoration and furnishings of peasant's izba of the border of the 18th-19th centuries were reproduced in restored house in the early 1970s (the architect V.V. Ekk). The museum exhibition, prepared by N.I. Granovskaya, a research worker of the All-Union Museum of A.S. Pushkin, include also the documents and illustrations about the life of Arina Rodionovna and her descendants. More then 13 thousand people visit the museum every year.

Margolis, Aleksandr Davidovich

Ekk, V.V.
Granovskaya, Nina Ivanovna
Matveyev, Yegor Fyodorovich
Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeyevich
Yakovleva, Arina Rodionovna

Leningrad Oblast, the/Gatchina District/Kobrino Village

Грановская Н.И. «Если ехать вам случится…»: Очерк-путеводитель. Л., 1989., С.107-128.

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