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Winter Palace State Rooms
« on: October 03, 2016, 09:44:12 AM »
Hidden Doors in the Military Gallery in the Winter Palace

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« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2016, 10:23:13 AM »
I am curious why they had waste baskets in the state rooms. I would love to hear your thoughts on these mysteries.

Mystery of Waste Baskets in the Small Throne Room

https://winterpalaceresearch.blogspot.ca/2016/11/mystery-of-waste-baskets-in-small.html

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« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2016, 02:38:41 PM »
The Russian translation is 'basket for papers' so it may just have been used for any paper waste for example menus, dance cards or invitations that someone may have had in their hands and did not want to carry anymore - just an opinion.

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« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2016, 05:44:18 PM »
Christmas in the Winter Palace in the Concert Hall

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« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2017, 09:57:20 AM »
Easter in the Cathedral of the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg

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« Reply #7 on: May 04, 2017, 01:32:47 AM »
Joanna, your blog is truly a delightful treasure trove of information. Thank you so much!

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« Reply #8 on: May 07, 2017, 01:34:49 PM »
Thank you very much IvanVII.

Many more details will be revealed in my forthcoming book! I'll keep you posted.

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« Reply #9 on: July 13, 2017, 10:44:36 AM »
A replica of Raphael's 'Poetry' in the Malachite Hall of the Winter Palace

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« Reply #10 on: July 16, 2017, 09:26:13 AM »
The phrase is Latin, numine afflatur and means "inspired by the spirit". The usual word for the Holy Spirit is "spiritus" and "numen"

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