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General Monuments

Monument to Sverdlov

Monument to Sverdlov

ountry: Russia

Locality: Nizhny Novgorod

 

Established: 1957

Sculptor: Gusev P, Chugrurin N

Architect: Rymarenko V

 

Description

Monument to SverdlovThe monument to revolutionary Yakov Sverdlov is a sculpture of Sverdlov to the waist. He is dressed simple shirt. The left hand is lowered. On the right shoulder thrown over a coat. He is looking ahead to the future with confidence. He believes in revolution. The monument is on the granite rectangular pedestal. On the pedestal there is a memorial inscription: Yakov M. Sverdlov.

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Creation history

Idea of the monument came in the early 20th century but after war didnt have enough money for this project. Just in 1955 was organized competition and first place took the project of sculptor Gusev P. The monument was established in 1957 on the crossroad Big Pokrovskaya street and October street. Big Pokrovskaya street 20 B.

How to find

By tram go to bus stop Big Pokrovskaya (routes: 1, 1K, 2, 21). Here next to the building 20 B you will see the monument to Yakov Sverdlov.

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