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December 4, 2021 11:53

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View of Red Square in winter. End of the 19th century. Moscow City Museum

In total, the portal has collected more than 150 photographs of the winter city of different years, including photographs from the personal archives of Muscovites.

The Museum Moscow Online portal will show archival photographs of the winter city, pictures of the snow-covered capital and exhibitions dedicated to the new season. The site contains more than 300 thematic exhibits.

“Thanks to the Museum Moscow Online project, you can study the funds of museums without leaving your home. In total, the project’s website contains more than 730 exhibitions and electronic versions of more than 81.9 thousand exhibits of various topics and directions, among which there are many unique objects. At the beginning of winter, the project team prepared a selection of thematic exhibits and exhibitions that will inspire the new season. For example, users can see rare photographs of winter Moscow from different years, as well as get acquainted with museum exhibits and thematic exhibitions, “the press service noted.

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The site has a large collection archive photos winter Moscow. The online exhibition of the Museum of Moscow contains pictures with a view of snowy Kremlin or Red Squaretaken in the century before last, as well as winter shots of the modern capital, for example, photographs Frunzenskaya embankment, park “Khodynskoe Pole” and evening view of Historical Museum… In total, the portal has collected more than 150 photographs of the winter city of different years, including photographs from the personal archives of Muscovites.

Moscow winter is also widely represented in the visual arts. In the exposition of the Kolomenskoye Museum-Reserve you can see a watercolor drawing Novodevichy Convent, and within the framework of the exhibition “Moscow and Muscovites” in the Manege – a series of works by Natalia Bronstein: “Gogolevsky boulevard in winter”, “Bolshaya Polyanka” and “Yauzsky boulevard in winter”… In the S.A. Yesenin has a painting by Vladimir Kaloshin “Winter sounds …”, in the Alexander Shilov Gallery you can see “Russian beauty”, and in the Museum of Moscow – the work of Pyotr Rodionov “Moscow winter”.

A series of winter landscapes are also displayed at the Kuskovo Estate Museum. In the collection you can see a series of works by Vitaly Cleroi “Italian house “, “Kuskovo. Hermitage in winter “ and “Panorama of Kuskovo. Winter”.

The portal also has thematic exhibitions. The State Darwin Museum has preserved in its online collection the exhibits of the exhibition “Life Among Snow and Ice”… It is dedicated to the animals of the Arctic and Antarctic. On the site you can find a subantarctic penguin, polar bear, polar tern, and ptarmigan.

The harsh Russian winter during the Patriotic War of 1812 is presented in the museum-panorama “Battle of Borodino” at the exhibition “The people, Barclay, winter and God”.

In addition, the portal contains more than two thousand exhibitsdedicated to New Year’s holidays and New Year’s traditions – rare postcards, photographs of Soviet and Russian authors, Christmas tree decorations and much more.

“Museum Moscow Online” – a project of the Department of Culture and the Department of Information Technologies of the city of Moscow. This is a virtual collection of exhibits from museums in the capital. New exhibitions, photographs of rare items from museum collections and their descriptions regularly appear on the portal. The resource allows you to view photos and add collections to your own thematic albums. Also, users can order high-resolution images and leave comments.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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