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A sculpture commemorates Taras Shevchenkow a Ukrainian poet, writer, artist, public and political figure, as well as folklorist and ethnographer. His literary heritage is regarded to be the foundation of modern Ukrainian literature He was also a painter and an illustrator.
In 1847 he was convicted for writing in the Ukrainian language, promoting independence of Ukraine and ridiculing members of the Russian Imperial House.
|Address:||6 McKay Garden, Ukrainian Orthodox Centre, Turner, 2612|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.274116|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Designer:||A. Valiev|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||2000|
In honour of Ukraine`s bard Taras Shevchenko
Presented in the year 2000 to the Ukrainian community in Australia by the city of Kiev
Sculptor A. Valiev