- "Gnomus: A dessin of a child toy which was a
decoration of a Christmas tree placed at a Christmas party held
at the academy of Art in 1869"
Stasov wrote also a letter to his friend later, saying that
it looked like a nutcracker doll.
The NHK crew found at the Academy of Art in St.Petersburg a
sketch drawn with a pencil. Every Russian could recognize it as
Gnomus: Gnomus is staring at us from behind a door. Russians love
clever wise and tricky Gnomus.