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Entries / The Gate "To my dear comrades", a monument

The Gate "To my dear comrades", a monument

Categories / Tsarskoe Selo and town of Pushkin. The digital chronological reference book/Monuments of history and culture

Address: the town of Pushkin, Sadovaya Street, to the North-East part of the Catherine Park.
Architects: Vasily Petrovich Stasov (1769-1848)
Adam Menelaws (1748-1833)

Opened: 17 August 1817

Materials: the Gate columns and attic and links of the trellis were made of cast iron; the pedestal was made of granite; letters of inscriptions were made of golden bronze.

Inscriptions: on the attic from the side of Sadovaya Street : TO MY DEAR COMRADES
On the attic from the park side there is the inscription in French : A MES CHERS COMPANGONS

The Gate was installed according to the order of Alexander I as the homage of thankfulness to commanders and counselors of Alexander I who taken part in the War of 1812 and the military company of 1813-1814 that led to the liberation of Europe from Napoleon.
The portico, including two rows of Doric columns which support a massive entablature, resembles The Moscow Triumph Gate, the latest work of V.P. Statsov, compositionly. The trellis design with lattice rods- spears and superimposed shields was designed by the architect A. Menelaws.

Alexander I, Emperor
Menelas Adam Adamovich
Stasov Vasily Petrovich

Sadovaya Street/Pushkin, town в северо-восточной части Екатерининского парка


9 June. The first Lyceum graduates ("Pushkinsky") was held and the song "Farewell song of the pupils of the Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum" , text was written by Anton Delvig and music by the Lyceum music teacher Tepper de Fergusson, was performed
Source: Tsarskoe Selo


19 January. In the Alexander Palace Nicholas II received the workers deputation after the incident "Bloody Sunday" on 9 January in Petersburg. 50 000 roubles were assigned for the families of suffered men, this was told during the meeting.
Source: Tsarskoe Selo

Catherine Park (Pushkin town), ensemble

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Monuments to the War of 1812-1814

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Stasov V.P. (1769-1848), architect

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The estate of M.V. Kochubey (the Reserved Palace, Vladimir Palace)

Alexander I was the author of the original architectural idea and customer of Kochubey’s country-house. The work with the project was begun in 1816 from a draft developed by the emperor himself with the help of the architect P.V
Source: Tsarskoe Selo