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Museum of Lesya Ukrainka description and photo - Crimea: Yalta. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photos and a map showing the nearest significant objects.
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The Lesya Ukrainka Museum in the Crimean resort town of Yalta is one of four museums in Ukraine dedicated to the great poetess. The museum is located on Ekaterininskaya Street, 8, in the former mansion of the merchant E.F. Lishchinskaya.
Lesya Ukrainka (real name Larisa Petrovna Kosach-Kvitka) has been a painful and problematic child since early childhood. At the age of 10, the future poetess fell ill with a very severe form of bone tuberculosis, as a result of which the doctors recommended that L. Ukrainka's parents keep her away from the cold. Therefore, in the winter season, Lesya left her home and moved to the south, she returned to her native place in late spring.
In the early 70s, on the eve of the 100th anniversary of the birth of the poetess, in the city of Yalta an initiative group was founded to create the L. Ukrainka, thanks to whom a monument to the writer was erected, a memorial plaque was erected on the house where she lived in 1897, and the collection of exhibits began. The persecution of the national intelligentsia, which took place in the 70s. XX century, stopped working on the museum. In the house where the museum was planned to be founded, an exposition of the Museum of Pre-Revolutionary Progressive Ukrainian and Russian Culture was opened. In September 1993, thanks to the initiative of the Yalta City Society "Prosvita", the Yalta City Executive Committee decided to give the exposition "Lesya Ukrainka and Crimea" the status of "Museum of Lesia Ukrainka".
L. The Ukrainian woman created a whole cycle of poems "Crimean echoes", "Crimean memories", the dramatic scene "Iphigenia in Taurida" and the story "Over the sea". Museum dedicated to the outstanding poetess, was opened for the 120th anniversary of her birth & nbsp; The exposition of the Lesya Ukrainka Museum presents: lifetime editions of the writer's works, photographs of her relatives and friends, furniture of the late 19th - early 20th centuries, drawings of the last quarter of the 19th century. and Ukrainian national costumes.
Today the Yalta Museum of Lesya Ukrainka is one of the main attractions of the city, visiting which you can learn more about the life of the great writer and her work.
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