Alzheimer’s
disease of the brain that causes confusion and increasing loss of memory
Docent
a person who gives tours at a museum
Evacuation
removal to safety
Gallery
respective area in an art museum
Hermitage Museum
One of the largest and oldest museums of the world
Junkers
German World War II airplane
Leaflets
sheets of printed material/ used as propaganda in wartime
Siege of Leningrad
872 day blockade of the city by German troops during World War II
The Lady in Blue
Thomas Gainsborough Portrait of the Duchess of Beaufort
Urals
mountains between Europe and Asia where Hermitage collection was evacuated