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Taras Shevchenko

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Taras Shevchenko. Kaska-Dzhul

Taras Shevchenko. Kaska-Dzhul. Stained paper, pencil (15,8 × 29,1 cm). Kaska-Dzhul. [2.VIII 1849]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 487.

Bottom right – pencil inscription by hand Shevchenko: Kaska dzhul W. c. Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 25.

Valley Kaska-Dzhul or Kaska-Zhol (which means "main road") on the western shore of the Aral Sea, now – Chelkar district, Aktobe region, Kazakh SSR.

Dated by the residence time of the expedition in this area [see. "Day notes of navigation A. I. Butakov on the Aral Sea in 1848 – 1849 years", Tashkent, 1953, p. 46 – 47].

Found in the literature under the name "Kachkadzhul" [A. Novitsky, Paintings of Taras Shevchenko, [Kyiv, 1936], p. 101, № 664].

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 250, Chernihiv Regional History Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

E. A. Sereda

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1962, vol. 8, № 186 (image), p. 64 (note).