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Lesja Ukrainka

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Place in Kyiv (Pushkinska str., 41; 1887)

Apartment building in Kyiv on the…

Apartment building in Kyiv on the Pushkinska street, 41

Photo by M. I. Zharkikh April 21, 2009.

Olga Kosach-Kryvyniuk noted: in early September 1887 the Kosach family returned from Gadjach to Kolodjazhne, stayed for a few days in the apartment of Anna Ivanovna Sudovschikova. At that time she rented an apartment on the Elizabetinska street in the house of Slivchansky.

In "Collection of monuments of Kyiv» is noted that the collegiate assessor S. Slivchansky and then his daughters owned a house at the modern address Pushkinska, 41 in 1860-90s. The memorial house in which Lesja Ukrainka had been staying was not preserved. The house shown in the photo was built in its place approximately in 1908 – 1910. [Collection of monuments of history and culture of Ukraine. – K.: 2003, vol. 2 (Kyiv), p. 994 – 995].