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Russia: HUGE mosaic depicting scientist Lomonosov marks his 305th birthday01:06

Russia: HUGE mosaic depicting scientist Lomonosov marks his 305th birthday

Russian Federation, Moscow
May 20, 2017 at 19:08 GMT -00:00 · Published

A huge mosaic depicting Russian scientist Mikhail Lomonosov was created by students of a Moscow school, Saturday, to mark the scholar's 305th birthday.

The pupils of the Lomonosov Private School assembled Lomonosov's portrait by putting together more than 300,000 pieces, and the artwork reached the total size of 305 square metres.

The units composing the mosaic are 3x3 centimetres (1.18 x 1.18 inches) paper sheets, and they carry a word, phrase, symbol or formula that is associated with any of the school subject matters, including mathematics, Russian language and natural science.

A special representative of the Guinness Book of Records arrived at Lomonosov School from London to assess it for the world record for the largest text collage.

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A huge mosaic depicting Russian scientist Mikhail Lomonosov was created by students of a Moscow school, Saturday, to mark the scholar's 305th birthday.

The pupils of the Lomonosov Private School assembled Lomonosov's portrait by putting together more than 300,000 pieces, and the artwork reached the total size of 305 square metres.

The units composing the mosaic are 3x3 centimetres (1.18 x 1.18 inches) paper sheets, and they carry a word, phrase, symbol or formula that is associated with any of the school subject matters, including mathematics, Russian language and natural science.

A special representative of the Guinness Book of Records arrived at Lomonosov School from London to assess it for the world record for the largest text collage.

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