January 8, 2013 | 1

“…a range of products appeared on the market carrying Pushkin’s image to the masses – cigarettes, matches, candy, pens, stationery, inkstands, liqueur, knives, watches, vases, cups, shoes, dresses, lamps, fans and perfumes. There was even a board game called ‘Pushkin’s Duel.'” The omnipresent cultural status of Pushkin in Russia.

is an intern for The Millions. She is a writer and recent graduate of Smith College living in Cambridge, MA. She blogs at rhiansasseen.com.

One comment:

  1. Holy crap. I live in Texas and I have a Pushkin pocket watch. I bought it because I thought it was so odd. I’ll bet there are millions of them. Hilarious.

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