The Ilimsky Ostrog in the Taltsy Museum of Wooden Architecture near Irkutsk
Based on archive and field studies of the remained fragments of the fort (Spasskaya gate tower and a chapel), the article considers an attempt to restore its plan structure and different objects: a shopping arcade, a writ hut, a complex of the tsar’s military governor’s yard, a tower, and salt and sable storehouses. With the help of field studies, measurements and photofixation we have revealed compositional, planning and design features of the fort (ostrog) and its structures.
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Taltsy Museum; shopping arcade; salt and sable storehouses; military governor’s yard; writ hut; structural elements; cutting of corners
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