Taras Shevchenko. Topographer on the shore of the Aral Sea. Sketch. Pencil on paper (14,9 × 23,2 cm). [12 21.IX 1848; 22 30.VIII 1849]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g 468.
The nature of the area shown recalls Nicholas island, which is the basis for dating.
In the "Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities" [Chernigov, 1900, II, p. 179] recorded under the name "Beach, apparently, on the peninsula in Aral Sea".
Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities ¹ 230, Chernihiv Regional History Museum, Gallery of pictures Shevchenko, Kharkiv.
After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1962, vol. 8, ¹ 172 (image), p. 59 (note).