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Cemetery Novopetrovsk strengthening

Taras Shevchenko. Cemetery…

Taras Shevchenko. Cemetery of Novopetrovsk fort. Stained paper and pencil (11.6 × 28.6 cm). [Novopetrovsk fort]. [1854 – VII 1857]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 556.

Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 111.

In the background – battery number 2.

At the cemetery of Novopetrovsk fort buried Uskova's son. Perhaps one of the two monuments shown on this figure, can be a monument on his grave (see comment to № 208).

Image of the rest of the cemetery, see number 161.

In the literature is found under the title: "Christian cemetery under the rocks" ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, p. 185, № 321], "Christian cemetery among the rocks" [L. Karachevska, Exhibition Shevchenko, Part 2, Chernigov, 1930, p. 20, № 47].

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 321, Chernihiv Historical Museum, Institute of Taras Shevchenko, Kharkiv – Kyiv, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.

G. P. Palamarchuk

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1964, Vol. 9, № 162 (image), p. 72 (note).