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Published September 30, 2014 Updated January 05, 2023

Hermits

Playing cards depicting imagined residents of St. Petersburg with illustrations by Alexei Bobrinsky.

2014 Russia Nage Cards Alexei Bobrinsky Fantasy Add to Collection

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.

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