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Ak-Dzhulpas (fol. 26 v.)

Taras Shevchenko. Ak-Dzhulpas (fol. 26…

Taras Shevchenko. Ak-Dzhulpas. Pencil. [VII, IX 1849]. Back of sheet 26 of album 1846 – 1850 № 108

Above at the center inscription by hand Shevchenko : ak-dzhul-pas.

Ak-Dzhulpas, according to A. I. Butakov, was the name of grave on the Bay Sary Chahanak on the north coast of Aral Sea [see. A. I. Butakov, Information about the expedition, equipped for description of the Aral Sea in 1848, "Bulletin of the Russian Geographical Society", St. Petersburg., 1853, Vol. VII, p. 9].

From the Butakov's diary know that schooner "Constantine", which sailed Shevchenko was in the Gulf of Sary-Chahanak in July and September 1849 [see "Day notes of navigation A. I. Butakov on the Aral Sea in 1848 – 1849 years", Tashkent, 1953, p. 42 – 43, 53]

Z. V. Lashkul

After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete Works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1962, vol. 8, № 81 (image), p. 37 (notes).