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A new museum of ancient technology has opened in Nizhny Novgorod

Over the course of 20 years, a collection of objects has been collected bit by bit, which are the technical heritage of our country. April 30 on the street. 43 an exposition of technical rarities is opening, which should soon become another cultural attraction of Nizhny Novgorod. Among the exhibits of the young museum are antique objects, carefully restored machines of the 17-19th centuries, ancient metal-cutting, woodworking and measuring tools, including ingenious scales of Russian merchants , castles, sea sextants, armaments of Russian soldiers, the first jukeboxes, the first bicycles, and much more.
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Museum of Maritime Disasters, Ukraine, Malorechenskoye

The Black Sea coast of Crimea has a rich history in the construction of museum-monuments. The museum is located in a picturesque corner of the village of Malorechenskoye, near the city of Alushta. The location of the museum was not chosen by chance, it is located on such a busy place that almost every tourist traveling to the southern coast of Crimea is sure to turn into Malorechensk.
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The Chocolate Girl, Jean-Etienne Lyotard

The Chocolate Girl - Jean-Etienne Lyotard. 82.5x52.5 Jean-Etienne Lyotard (1702-1789) - Swiss painter, master of portraiture in the Rococo style. Art knows the names of the creators, although they created many works, but in the centuries they were remembered by some one of their creations. Lyotard is one of them. Of course, you can point to a number of his paintings, only in the Dresden Gallery, for example, there are four of them, but Chocolate Girl is the only one that makes up the artist’s fame.
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Anatomy Lesson, Rembrandt, 1632

Anatomy lesson - Rembrandt. 1632 This was the first major order received by Rembrandt after moving to Amsterdam. Standing out with a simple collar, a wide-brimmed hat and a clear, open look, Tulp holds with his tongs a hand tendon; with his other hand, he shows how tendons bend his fingers - the main tools of the artist and surgeon.
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Apollo and Marsyos, Pietro Perugino, 1495

Apollo and Marsyos - Pietro Perugino. 39x29Picture of Pietro Perugino (1448-1523), Renaissance painter, representative of the Umbrian school, is dedicated to the Greek myth of the musical competition of the satyr Marcia and the god of art Apollo. The satyr learned to skillfully play the flute thrown by the goddess Athena, and, proud of his perfect performance, made a call to Apollo.
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Cologne Chocolate Museum

In Cologne there is a "delicious" museum - chocolate. The expositions tell about how Europeans discovered cocoa beans in the New World, and what came of it: how chocolate is produced in confectioneries, what varieties exist and even ... what dishes can be made from chocolate. The museum was opened in 1993.
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