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V.I. Lenin, monuments to

Subject / Architecture/Sculpture, monuments, memorials

Monuments to V.I. Lenin. Ater V.I. Lenin's death Sovnarkom (The Soviet of People's Commissars) passed the resolution about the perpetuation his death. At first temporary monuments made of inexpensive materials (plaster of Paris, wood, concrete) were created by the local own strength in oblast towns. In the second half of the 1920s the standars of the leader's image, based on photographs and news-reel, was developed by the special Commission of the Central Executive Committee of the USSR. The bust made by M.Ya. Kharlamov, the sculpture figure made by V.V. Kozlov, the mask and bas-relief made by I.D. Shadr were recommended for repetition work. During the Great Patriotic War many monuments were destroyed or dismantled in the temporary occupied territory. In the 1950s the opening monuments and busts of Lenin became the official tradition. They were dated to anniversaries of the October Revolution and V.I. Lenin's birthdays. In the Leningrad Oblast monuments were erected in the town of Luga (1955, the sculptor Ye.G. Zakharov), in the town of Vyborg (1957, the sculptor Sh.V. Mikatadze, architects Yu.A. Dyakonov, A.I. Alymov), in the town of Volkhov (1965, the sculptor I.I. Rabin), in the town of Priozersk (1966, the sculptor P.M. Krivorutsky), in the town of Gatchina (1958, the sculptor V.I. Ingal), in the town of Slantsi (1958, the sculptor R.N. Budilov, the architect F.A. Gepner), in the town Boksitogorsk (1958), in the settlement of Ilyichovo (1957, sculptors A.I. Danilenko, A.G. Pliskin, V.I. Tatarovich, G.D. Yastrebenetsky) and others.

Karpenko, Irina Aleksandrovna

Alymov, Aleksandr Ivanovich
Budilov, Rafail Nakhimovich
Budinov, Rafail Nakhimovich
Dilinenko, A.N.
Dilinenko, A.N.
Dyakonov, Yuri Aleksandrovich
Hepner, Filipp Aronovich
Ingal, Vladimir Iosifovich
Kozlov, Vasily Vasilyevich
Krivorutsky, Pyotr Moiseyevich
Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich (the real name was Ulyanov)
Mikatadze, Shota Vladimirovich
Pliskin, A.S.
Rabin, I.I.
Shadr (Ivanov), Ivan Dmitriyevich
Tatarovich, V.N.
Yastrebenetsky, Grigory Danilovich
Zakharov, Yevgeny gordeyevich

Leningrad Oblast, the/Boksitogorsk District/Boksitogorsk Town
Leningrad Oblast, the/Gatchina District/Gatchina Town
Leningrad Oblast, the/Vyborg District/Ilyichevo Settlement
Leningrad Oblast, the/Luga District/Luga Town
Leningrad Oblast, the/Priozersk District/Priozersk Town
Leningrad Oblast, the/Slantsi District/Slantsi Town
Leningrad Oblast, the/Volkhov District/Volkhov Town
Leningrad Oblast, the/Vyborg District/Vyborg Town

Достопримечательности Ленинградской области / Сост. И.А.Орлова. Л., 1977., С.180, 184
Калинин Б. Н. Памятники Ленинграда и его окрестностей. М.,1959., С. 137-142

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