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ARMORIAL and GALLERIES:
Civic Municipal Community of Piskaryovka (of the City of St.Petersburg)Author and artist: Michael Medvedev, GHA[R]
The arms, designed and assumed in 2005, evokes the family symbolism of the Counts and nobles Kushelev, to which family is tied the territory of Piskaryovka. The garland evokes the memorial cemetery of the victims of the WWII siege. Note the specific coronet of a municipality within a City-Province.
See below the arms of the nobles Kushelev as engraved for the General Armorial (II, 84).
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