The Hermitage News

Unveiling of a Last Address plaque in memory of Hermitage staff member Richard Vasmer

Published on 27 of October 2017

On 26 October 2017, the courtyard of the State Hermitage at 32 Palace Embankment was the setting for a ceremony installing a plaque in memory of a former member of the museum staff – Professor Richard Vasmer (Roman Romanovich Fasmer), who worked as head of the Hermitage’s Numismatics Department until his arrest on 10 January 1934.