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Mansion of Gavriil Golovkin

Home of the first Russian chancellor Gavriil Golovkin (1720s). Inherited by his son Count Mikhail Golovkin. After his arrest, the building housed the Hofintendant Office and then palace choir singers (from 1750). Rebuilt as a theatre and renamed the Russian Comedian House (1752). Dismantled during construction of the Imperial Academy of Arts.

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