Kunstkamera: Ancestors of Cheburashka & Leopold the Cat.


On my latest trip to Saint Petersburg I visited the Kunstkamera (again), the first Russian museum established by Peter the Great in 1718 (the construction continued until 1734). Of course, me & my friends took some photos inside the Kunstkamera.

At the exhibition’s entrance I found the statues of Cheburashka‘s and Leopold the Cat‘s (popular Russian fictional/cartoon characters) ‘ancestors’ – the guards of Kunstkamera. Evolution changed them indeed. Find 10 differences! 😉

Cheburashka

Leopold the Cat-Ancestor

Collages by @armeyskov, 2013. Photos by @armeyskov & friends, 2013.

The images of Cheburashka & Leopold the Cat belong to their corresponding owners.

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