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Ivan Franko

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House in Drogobych (1880)

House in Drogobych (1880) - I.Franko's…

This heavily remodeled house (Drogobych, Shevchenko str., 22) once belonged to local authority. Here, on the night of 12 on June 13, 1880 Ivan Franko was imprisoned during transferring from Kolomyja to Naguevychi.

This episode of his life found art display in the story "At the bottom".

More about this house – at the site "".

Photo by M. I. Zharkikh, April 17, 2013.