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Lesja Ukrainka

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Kaniv (1891)

Interior of Taras’ room in Kaniv.…

Interior of Taras’ room in Kaniv. Photo 1911

Filed by edition: Lesja Ukrainka. – K.: Soviet School, 1979, p. 67.

In the summer of 1889, Lesja Ukrainka, while living in the Khajibei estuary, embroidered with Margarita Komarova a towel for Taras’ room.

At the beginning of May 1891, Lesja Ukrainka with her mother and sister Olga left Kolodjazhne to Evpatoria in Crimea. They reached Kyiv by rail, from there they reached Katerynoslav by steamboat. On the way, during the stop of the steamer in Kaniv, they visited the grave of Taras Shevchenko.

From Ekaterinoslav they went to the village Stari Kodaky to look at . Then from Ekaterinoslav by rail went to Sevastopol, and from there by steamer to Evpatoria.