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Hermits

Hermits of St. Petersburg

Slightly whacky playing cards depicting imagined residents of St. Petersburg with plans of the major palaces and houses of the capital, based on book illustrations by Alexei Bobrinsky. The playing cards were published by order of the State Hermitage to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the State Hermitage Museum founded by Catherine II in 1764  read more →

Above: “Hermits: Petersburg Tale” playing cards published to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the State Hermitage Museum founded by Catherine II in 1764. Manufactured by Nage Cards, St. Petersburg, 2014. Images courtesy Valentin Krasavin.

Last Updated December 30, 2015 at 04:14pm

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