Stay of Anton Chekhov in Siberia dedicated to the exhibition opened in the Irkutsk Museum of Valentin Rasputin. It is reported STRC “Irkutsk”, aired on TV channels “Russia 1” “Russia 24”.
130 years ago a writer by the way to Sakhalin and visited the capital of the Baikal region. As told senior researcher of the Museum, Valentin Rasputin, Aleksandr Bondarev, in the exposition basis the written evidence — the message to family and friends of Chekhov. Visitors to the exhibition “Anton Chekhov. Your crew I sold in Irkutsk” will be able to meet them in person.
in addition to the texts of letters from the playwright about their experiences, as well as detailed descriptions of the environs of Irkutsk in 1890, manners and customs of the inhabitants, the exhibition features rare photographs of the time.
Text: STRC “Irkutsk”