Restoration is a firearm stands somewhat apart from other types of restoration work. Man taking for such work must hold a minimum of a dozen specialties. Example repair of a broken neck in the butt. In weapons restorer no right to error. Each operation is simply obliged to be made solid professional hand.Conventionally, the restoration or recovery of firearms can be divided into three types: «museum»Functional and commercial. The first two are directly related to principle «DO NO HARM!». Third, the most common type, — Read more [...]
Driving a car on the Tver region, I remembered that line from a poem by Vladimir Mayakovsky. Leningradka led me along the deep forests, which lie under Torzhok. And again and again I became convinced that the beauty of nature can not be compared with any one work of human hands. Photo by Pavel Zhukov We ate in Tver region is not such as in my, Lipetsk, area. In they have some kind of hopeless, hapless, and It grows only in one place, the city park. A here everywhere powerful, real. One can not help catch myself I thought that was about to the Read more [...]
Many hunters, especially bibliophiles know about Jim Corbett and his book "Kumaon cannibals." This British Irish had shot 12 tigers and leopards-eater, which, according to rough estimates, ate one and a half thousand men ... This happened in Northeast India when the British ruled.Where less known hunting man-eating tigers Russian officer Nicholas Apollonovich Baykova. Location - Manzhouli, the beginning of the twentieth century. No doubt there were other intrepid hunters who managed to outwit and produce man-eating predators. The local population of their adored, revered as a hero, a legend about Read more [...]
The ancestors of the ancient peoples inhabiting the modern Norway, in the early stages of development involved in fishing and hunting craft.And this phenomenon is typical of the vast majority of earthlings. What is surprising is that in the small town of Alta remained the most massive in Northern Europe cave paintings, dating from the late Neolithic (Stone Age), made in 2500–6000 years ago. PARADISE FOR FISHING In Norway, countless rivers and other water bodies of different. The fish are caught everywhere in the sea and on the banks of the fjords, lakes and mountain streams, where there Read more [...]
I wonder what weapon had great people? No, not "fishing virtuoso", and the artists, writers, actors, whose names are known all over the world. The question I asked myself more than once, and then one day, fate would send me for examination gun Feodor Chaliapin.Hammerless not guns possess charisma and finesse «Kurkov», but at the same time much more convenient and functional. FI Chaliapin on I appreciate all their advantages. First consider the great Russian bass unexpected role for a hunter and Gambling angler. Few people know Read more [...]
author photo At the water, bizarre little creatures moving translucent, glowing slightly different greenish hues. It seems that we have noticed, they are twisting and staggering toward us.After half the distance to the house, the glow "green men" weakened and rising wind, turned the "extraterrestrial" aliens in a piece of greenish fog that as the distance from the water acquired usual grayish color.Vadim put away the gun, and wiping his sweaty palms on his trousers, muttered, turning to me, that's what could fancied when the head is filled with different stories. And not you alone, Read more [...]
Foursome rhino heads precious at $650,000 were stolen from the Home Museum of Ireland Wednesday nighttime. In a assertion released tod, museum officials aforementioned 4 raiders overpowered and trussed up a watchman during the looting. The precaution, who was uninjured, after skint dislodge and brocaded the alarum."We've ne'er had to hatful with something alike that in our chronicle, as far as I’m cognizant," aforesaid Nigel Monaghan, a steward in the cancel story partitioning of the museum.The heads were most 100 eld old, trophies dating dorsum to the former 190. They included Read more [...]
Cerebrate trenchant done the pages of a playscript to discovery Waldo was bad? Try functional 100K. Photograph: Michael Lebowitz/Longrun Pictures Aft star in uncounted illustrated kids books for 25 age, world-famous explorer Waldo ditched his touch stripy shirt-cap combo, got LASIK operation and fled from the glare. Conclusion we heard, he was livelihood in his indigene England (where he’s known as Wally) and running on a incubation memoir coroneted, Constitute So Confused: How Aimlessly Planetary the Ground Patch Wear the Like Unearthly Equip Apiece Day Messed Me Up Fairly Read more [...]
Famous throughout Russia podnosny fishing is a unique phenomenon. Miraculously survived and dispersed in numerous museums, household items, as a rule, are still poorly understood. For a long time, for example, in the collections of the Yaroslavl Historical and Architectural Museum Reserve kept a dozen painted things from metal does not attract the attention of researchers. Only recently it was found that among them, and that, basically, the trays outside Moscow Zhostovo end of XIX century there are two Nizhny Tagil. This is confirmed by their riveted octagonal shape, high slit bumpers with "beads" Read more [...]
He so much has survived to the present day metal products, painted tagilchanami in past centuries. They can be counted on the fingers of one hand. All of them, as a rule, are in major museums.
On everyday objects seem to know everything meticulous historians and researchers have studied the subjects and techniques of painting Ural, ornamental motifs, and much more. But no less valuable and are hallmarks.
Typically, this whole advertising signs, giving almost complete picture of the owners of the establishments where was made this or that subject. Especially excelled podnosniki. And no wonder: Read more [...]
Watch these unique. They are the most valuable exhibit of Nizhny Tagil Museum-Reserve, and a source of pride for generations tagilchan.
You probably guessed that we are talking about wonderful invention self-taught mechanic Yegor G. Kuznetsov-Rzepin (1725-1805 gg.). His famous "astronomical" clock he made in 1775.
On the front wall is a dial showing the hours, minutes, seconds. There are slots for the determination of the motion of the sun, its rising and setting, longitude readings of the day, the movement of the moon, the starry sky (the period of revolution disc 24 days). There is also a special Read more [...]
This table was a sign to all tagilchanam the beginning of the last century, and now it is a museum exhibit the history of Nizhny Tagil Mining and Metallurgical College of Cherepanovs.
Part of the display table was not so long ago: passed it here founder of the museum and local historian Paul Karpovich Shilenko, keep this piece of furniture as a family heirloom. By the way, in the early twentieth century, the image of this table was almost in every family, because it was him tagilchane photographed in the famous photo studio Shestakov.
He is now one of the most interesting exhibits of the hall Read more [...]
In the last issue of "SH" we have already talked about the unusual exhibition "Old world charm", opened in the main building of the Nizhny Tagil Museum. And the readers can get an idea about the people and the taste of our great-grandparents at the turn of this century and the last, learn, how they dressed, how to furnish an apartment, decorated table, from what they ate and drank. But one of the sections of the exhibition was "behind the scenes". A section of this essential, as it allows you to see the era of Art Nouveau in the guise of people who lived then they came to us in the old photographs. Read more [...]
Ural Geological Museum
(At Ur. State. Mining and Geology. Acad.), Opened in Sverdl. in 1937 on the initiative of ur. geologists. First cond. P.E.Ershov. Muses. Regional. It is staffed departments: mineralogy, minerals, petrography, general and ist. geology. The funds of the muses. There are more than 40 thousand. exhibits reflecting the miner. wealth and geology W. More than 800 miner. types of Math. W., approx. 550 are presented in the music. Among them Naib. full systematic collection of ur. minerals. The advantage of it is the richest collections of gold and platinum placers and plentiful. Read more [...]
Ask the director of the library, or, say, a cinema, what he is most concerned about? Well, the implementation of the financial plan, improving the service culture is clear: business casual. But the repair, much less capital for poor Cinderella of the sphere of culture is a disaster. Even if the money is, where the mine building materials, specialist repairers? Construction companies to take small amounts of refuse unprofitable. So go with the Director requests-petitions, pester, do not sleep at nights toil.
Through all these thorns and was director of Read more [...]
Paiva, whorl, primus, beetroot, Botha, spinning wheel, these items have long been part of history. And to date the guys knew what they looked like, what was intended and what role was played in the lives of our ancestors, in Dzerzhinsk Palace of Children and Youth Creativity created a museum "Relics of the Ural life."
Today there are more than a thousand exhibits, and can not believe that a unique exhibition began collecting just six years ago. Initiator of the museum became our famous needlewoman Vera Chic, whose homemade stuffed toys in the Soviet years were known throughout the country. It Read more [...]
Yellowed pages inscribed bead clear handwriting. Leafing through them, mentally get around the neighborhood of the city. The author also proceeded on foot, these trails, climbing to the tops of mountains and gorushek, scooping handfuls of water in the rivers, whose names we do not even remember. Keep them for posterity "Physical and Geographical Dictionary of the Nizhny Tagil district" composed by Sergei Nikolaevich Pankratov during his travels.
The uniqueness of this dictionary is not only that it exists in a single copy, which is in the museum reserve cherish as the apple of an eye, but above Read more [...]
That is, apparently, the fate of this house. Having experienced his finest hour in the middle of the last century, the current gradually decayed, fell into decay. But forgotten by all, waterlogged ground water from time to time, he again "pop up" to remind myself to people. That unique museum find the famous "Tagil Madonna", the book of essays string Mamin-Siberian. And now it is attracting the attention of more and wonderful outlook for the future. After all, the old manor house of theirs will be a new life and a new title: the Museum of Craft and Life gornozavodskogo population.
Here, on the Read more [...]
One of the most interesting collections of historical and revolutionary museum - a collection of manuscripts and early printed books, which was common among the Old Believers of the population.
Old Believers appeared in the second half of XVII century after Patriarch Nikon in the 1653-1660 years of reforms aimed to increase the authority of the Church and to develop uniformity in the church service. For the "old faith" were part of the clergy and numerous masses.
Persecuted Believers went to the monasteries in the Urals, Siberia, Pomorie. Tagilskaya community of Old Believers was one of the strongest Read more [...]