Fish and fishermen on pedestals …

Every spring I go out for a few days to catch a bull-Azov martovika. Special gear, experience and skill for this is not necessary. The resort Berdyansk anglers are located right on the waterfront. Bothers to pull calves, you can walk around the city and admire its monuments. Some of them are quite original. For example, a monument to the bulls. The inscription on the pedestal on which rests a small bronze fish, said: «Bychkov-breadwinner». «Small spool but precious» — This proverb fully reflects the attitude of the fishermen, professionals and amateurs Read more [...]
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Erzya (Nefedov) Stepan Dmitrievich

Erzya (Nefedov) Stepan Dmitrievich (27.10 (08. 11). 1876 s.Baevo Alatyrsky y. Simbirsk Province. 24 11.1959, Saransk), a sculptor. Rod. to cross. family. In 1902-06 he studied at the Mosk. uch-School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. 1906-14 spent in Italy and France, 1914-18 Moskov. In 1918-20 he worked at the U. of s.Mramorskom and ECAT .; taught at the Free thin. workshops, created sculptures Eve (1919, marble), Serenity (1919, marble), head of Karl Marx (1919, marble), Monument to the Ural Communards (1920, gypsum, iron), Monument to the great smith world (1920, gypsum), Liberation Read more [...]
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The artist writes heart

    The idea of ​​creating a series of linocuts monuments Nizhny Tagil devoted to the Great Patriotic War, it would take me more than 20 years ago.     The first few pages this series were exhibited in the museum at the same time Fine Arts in our city and in Art Gallery of the regional center in honor of Victory in 1980.     As fine material I chose black and white linocuts. It is there, in my opinion, it is possible the most accurately convey the mood, the corresponding topic.     As a rule, strict composition and precise modeling Read more [...]
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Ust-duck past and present of the Urals

    As the ancient legend, near the village of Ust-Duck, which originates river Chusovaya Stroganov merchants in the early XVII century on the money sent freight cargo and people's militia in Nizhny Novgorod, to help Kozma Minin and Dmitry Pozharsky gather troops for the expulsion of Poles from Moscow.     Like it or not, history is silent, and even local Ust-in Duck ethnographer Gennady A. Selivanov said about this event just as word of mouth tradition. But that's what here, in remote areas of the taiga on the steep the right bank of the river Chusovoi, far away from Read more [...]
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Harvest of July

July was fruitful for historical findings: the remains of the destroyed monument "Fallen for Freedom" in 1918 (reconstruction of the monument to Alexander II built in 1895) and mortgage stove Avrorinskogo shelter in 1857. Details of the monument "fell for freedom" were discovered on July 13 this year, the evening during construction (leading them "Tagildorstroy") for the construction of the foundation of the monument to Nicholas Nikitich Demidov in Komsomolsk park. It was founded in 1992. History discovered monument goes back centuries. Originally it was a monument to the Russian Emperor Alexander Read more [...]
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Prison-phantom

    In 1832 was completed Nizhny Tagil office building project architect AP Chebotarev. It was one of the best in the architecture of buildings factory offices, built in the Urals. The main management housing Nizhny Tagil factory floors, facade overlooks the Predzavodskoy area. Center Building underlined an eight Doric portico with pediment. Inside the building, the front staircase made of wrought iron and iron drinking.     Across from him at the elevated place Predzavodskoy area was Log-Jerusalem cathedral 51 meters tall. It was built from 1770 to 1777 years, is Read more [...]
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Prison-phantom

I know that many people, especially young tagilchan, wondering whether Demidov was a prison in the city center? Here's what I know about it. But first, a little description of the historic center of Nizhny Tagil. In 1832, construction was completed Nizhny Tagil office by architect AP Chebotarev. It was one of the best architecture firms factory buildings built in the Urals. The main administrative body of the Nizhny Tagil factory floors, facade overlooks the Predzavodskoy area. Center of the building is emphasized an eight Doric portico with pediment. Inside the building, a grand staircase made Read more [...]
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Stalin in our city

    Do you know how many Today in our city monuments to Vladimir Lenin? Not less than five. How many sculptures IV Stalin there we have 35-40 years ago? Now they remained only in photographs.     The park is named AP Bondina main avenue was decorated with busts of all four founders / photo №1 /. Unfortunately, the bust Stalin is difficult to see because of the foliage. Calmly, even somewhat glumly leaders looked at a walking public. Nearby, in the bushes, was another Stalin - Full-length and overcoat / photo №2 /. Read more [...]
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Erect a monument prospectors

In the beginning of February (new style) 1697 Verkhotursky Governor Dmitry Protas reported to their lord Peter I, that "stone magnet syskal Verkhoturye county Krasnopolie settlement of the village of Russian people Tereshka Fadeev (village Fateevo) and from the river Tagil two miles in the mountain» Voguls Jacob Savin. "Magnetic Mountain, he writes further, yasashnyh estates up Tagil Tagil parish down the river on the left side of the mountain over the length-nick 300 yards, across the 30" yards "in height from the river Tagil 70 yards, the other side of the identity, and among the mountains Read more [...]
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On whose streets rides Artamonov?

     The existence of some of the world remembers, as a rule, only when there is something happening "out of the ordinary" That little Estonia recently "distinguished"     Dismantling bronze Soviet soldier did not approve even inveterate haters of the former USSR. And what to do when in cities such as ours, die quietly and destroyed monuments, and it looks like no one cares?     It hurts to look at Monument Soviet soldier towering over a memorial plaque with the names of the dead tagilchan that stands at the entrance Read more [...]
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Monument to 40 years

    It is impossible to say exactly when and by whom was first suggested creation in our town monument EA and ME Cherepanov. According to the memoirs of the sculptor MP Archaeology, this idea came about during the Great World War II and has been discussed at meetings of the Executive Committee. April 14, 1945 the executive committee of the city council appealed to Nizhny Tagil Sverdlovsk Regional Council with a request for establishing a monument N.Tagile mechanics Cherepanov.     August 22, 1945 Board People's Commissars of the USSR decided to "accede Read more [...]
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Monuments

    Still unhappy fate of monuments in Russia! Slightly that the new ruler, and beautiful creation flies past the pedestal ...     Such was the fate and the most famous monument Tagil - monument to Nikolai Demidov Nikitich work French sculptor Frank-Zh.Bozio. Did not want to "released" people look at "Demidko with his women", Well and dismantled monument on the side, rather than on the figure. Some historians claim that in 1924 defeated Nicholas Nikititch was sent to the smelter somewhere far beyond Tagil, but rumor so never reached its Read more [...]
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Monument to the tenacity and fortitude

     Tagilchane deeply honored to rumple his countrymen Yefim and Miron Cherepanov, creators of the first Russian steam locomotive. In the years of the Great Patriotic War in the idea to create a monument to this fortress innovators. And far from the Urals already learned skills and gain the future creator of the monument, sculptor Andrew S. Kondratiev.     While studying at the Academy of Arts in Leningrad, in parallel with a diploma "Collective Farm" he served as the composition "Lenin and Gorky". This was the first experience of the young Read more [...]
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Monument is. There will be a book?

October 7, 2010 was a special day for local history of the city. The event occurred is not happy, not sad, but just a very important and long-awaited: the famous explorer, collector and keeper of history Tagil Ivan Abramovich Orlova finally a worthy monument. Not sculpture, not a memorial, a monument at the grave, where for many years lie Ivan Abramovich and his wife Nadezhda. Historians and museum workers do not hide it since 1992, when there was this amazing man, they waited in the city means will be found to replace the temporary monument to its honorary citizen and hereditary vysokogortsu. Read more [...]
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From the monument to Andrei Karamzin to the story of his death

Recall that Andrei Karamzin, the eldest son of the famous Russian historiography was guard horse artillery, took part in the war in the Caucasus, served as adjutant Count AF Orlov. To marry a widow Aurora Demidova Karlovna (nee. Stjernvall), he began to join the management of owned Demidov Tagil factories. But in his heart remained a military. When couples Karamzins were abroad, Aurora Karlovna sister Alina wrote: "In Andrew woke up again with military patriotic fervor that darkens my thoughts about the future. If you start a real war, he would leave his service as adjutant to re-enroll in the Read more [...]
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Stone Page

Monuments characters era. When they break down, this reflects the state of society, which is also symbolic. Rarely, but it happens: on the site of the old new monuments are erected. And it is also a kind of symbol: changing ideology, and with it the appearance of a stone pedestal, remains unchanged only place. So the past comes to life in stone, becoming a living history of the state, the people of the city. We have such a stone tagilchan page in history. However, all in order. In 1861 the Russian Emperor Alexander II abolished serfdom. In 1895, Tagil on the main street, a monument to Alexander Read more [...]
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Mercury helped Nicholas

The text, which is given below, especially in the "Local Lore box 'was not prepared. This so-called help for official use. She wrote deputy director for science at Nizhny Tagil Museum-Preserve history of metallurgy Ludmila Pavlovna Maleeva at the request of the leaders of the city administration in connection with the recent decision to restore the once-in Tagil monument NP Demidov. But as the news has interested tagilchan, and some even raised doubts: why restore a monument to Nicholas Demidov, is not it better to perpetuate the founder Tagil factories Nikita Demidov? - We would like Read more [...]
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Their name is legion!

    "Here before land rose on its hind legs, and now Granite Plate". (Vladimir Vysotsky) Read more [...]
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And the wreckage of autocracy

     Last July in the Sverdlovsk region was surprisingly generous with historical findings, frankly speaking, the king's scale. Near Yekaterinburg, at the Old Koptyakovskaya road, archaeologists discovered the remains of two bodies, presumably, girls 18-23 years old and 10-13 years old teenager. It happened in the vicinity of the place where in 1991 found the remains of nine people, later identified as the remains of the family of Nicholas II (his wife and three daughters, Olga, Tatiana, Anastasia) and close, allowing extended version of belonging to dig up this summer Read more [...]
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Why Nevyansky tower built?

The meaning and purpose of each use of the architectural structure and beauty. About the external splendor of the Leaning Tower, we have already spoken. The architect was able to translate it in a covenant of old Russian masters, still erect wooden churches: «hack height, as a measure of beauty and tell». And because the tower is still pleasing to the eye with its harmony. Well, and what was needed Demidov high stone tower? What is its appointment? Most often, stone towers built for defense. Such, for example, the original purpose of the Kremlin towers in Moscow. But Nevyansky plant Read more [...]
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