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Tursh valley

Taras Shevchenko. Tursh valley

Taras Shevchenko. Tursh valley. Stained paper and pencil (17.9 × 32.1 cm). [VII – 8.VIII 1851]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 527.

Lower left – pencil inscription by hand Shevchenko: 32. Tursh valley.

Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 55.

Valley Tursh or Torysh, located at the north-western slope of the ridge West Kara-Tau. there are also some tracts and sources with this name in the area.

Figure done during stay in the central part of North Ak-Tau, where Shevchenko made trips to far away from the camp.

Storage areas: collections of A. A. Kozachkovsky, V. P. Kakhovski, S. D. Brazol, V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 290, Chernihiv Historical Museum, Gallery of pictures by T.H. Shevchenko (Kharkiv).

I. M. Verykivska

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1964, Vol. 9, № 94 (image), p. 52 (note).