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Expeditionary camp (2)

Taras Shevchenko. Expeditionary camp (2)

Taras Shevchenko. Expeditionary camp. Stained paper and pencil (16.5 × 29.7 cm). [VIII 1851]. Taras Shevchenko National Museum, inv. g – 554.

Top right ink marked: Number 117 – 119.

Images of similar tents see number of figures 87, 100 with author's numbers of Kara-Tau expedition. The same tents see number 102.

Perhaps this image of station in the Kochak gulf, where the food base of expedition. Terrain resembles the area in the picture "Kochak" (№ 100, 103) on which it is dated.

In the literature found under a descriptive name: "The camp in the wilderness: tents, soldiers, and sentry near stacked things" ["Catalogue of V. Tarnowski's museum of ukrainian antiquities", Vol. II, Chernigov, 1900, p. 185, № 319].

Storage areas: V. Tarnowski's Chernihiv museum of ukrainian antiquities – № 319, 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, № 101 (image), p. 54 – 55 (note).