In Sudak, a thematic exhibition of rare postcards was timed to March 8
«The image is captivating … The image is beautiful»
On the eve of International Women’s Day in the museum-reserve «Sudak fortress», with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Crimea, a new temporary exhibition «A captivating image … A beautiful image» was opened, dedicated to the representatives of the most beautiful half of humanity. As the exhibition organizers noted,an eternal riddle that has been trying and trying to solve for dozens of centuries. Connoisseurs of beauty: poets, musicians, artists sought to comprehend the beauty, the mystery of this divine and at the same time earthly creature«.
The collection of postal and greeting cards of the late 19th — early 20th centuries from the personal collection of the Crimean collector and local historian, member of the Feodosia Collectors Club Boris Yaremko is presented to the attention of visitors.
The exposition is presented in the Sudak Historical Museum (former Funk’s mansion). It is emphasized that such a phylocartographic collection is demonstrated for the first time in Sudak. It impresses not only with its volume, but also with its versatility. This is a hymn to female beauty, grace, sensuality, a source of inspiration and admiration.
At the opening of the exhibition, Boris Yaremko spoke about the collection value of the presented exhibits, about their amazing features. The topics of the presented «messages» from the past are the most diverse. Each of them expresses experiences, feelings, emotions addressed to the recipient. The first in his collection were postcards inherited from his grandmother. To date, the philocartist collection has more than 15 thousand copies, the oldest dated 1898.
The postcards depict female images in fashionable headdresses, magnificent dresses and jewelry. Many of them are inlaid with silk, velvet, feathers and natural hair.
Part of the collection is paired and group photos, in which women of different eras and classes, ages, social and marital status, real and fictional, such as the artists who captured them saw them, and how they attracted the admiring glances of viewers in their time and continue to attract many centuries later.
The exhibition will be on display until April 30 at the Historical Museum (former Funk’s mansion) at the address: Sudak, st. Quay, 11.
Photo: State Budgetary Institution of the Republic of Crimea “Museum-Reserve “Sudak Fortress”.
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