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Maquette for a monument to Yuri Gagarin

Pavel Bondarenko1980

Science Museum

Science Museum
London, United Kingdom

Pavel Bondarenko created this design for the monument to Yuri Gagarin in Leninsky Prospekt, Moscow. The actual monument is 40 metres tall, with the figure of Gagarin clad in titanium. Gagarin's achievement in life and premature death made him an iconic figure in Russia.

Source: The Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics
Credit: The Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics
Photo: State Museum and Exhibition Center ROSIZO
Object no: L2014-4321

Details

  • Title: Maquette for a monument to Yuri Gagarin
  • Creator: Pavel Bondarenko
  • Date Created: 1980
  • Rights: © The Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics

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