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ARMORIAL and GALLERIES:
Section: Vol.II: the Noble Families
Mr G. Vilinbakhov (of the City of St. Petersburg)Artist: Michael Medvedev, GHA[R]
The old arms, traditionally borne by the family and known since XVIII or early XIX century, are represented here with two badges of Russian orders and with a new motto. HE Actual State Counsellor Georgy V. Vilinbakhov is the State Herald Master and thus the chairman of the Heraldry Council to the President of Russia; he is also the deputy director of the State Hermitage Museum.
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