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MERCHANT M.M.OSHURKOV’S MANSION

Example of Ekaterinburg residential construction of the end of the 19 century. The house has a peculiar composition based on fusion of decors taken from different stylistic sources. Architect – Dutel Y.O., a building request dates back to 1888. Stone single-story mansion is located on Chapaeva Street (former Arkhiereyskaya), a homestead and mansion premises of which were developed during late 19 – early 20 centuries.   

Facade finishing is prominent because of small-scale details – arcature cornice strings filled with stucco ornament, because of fronton dentils, architrave and panel molding, etc.; side and back facades are decorated in a more reserved fashion. Nowadays the house hosts a Center of the Middle Urals traditional folk culture.

INTERESTING FACT

The owner of the mansion, Mikhail Oshurkov – is one of the Oshurkovs trade dynasty representatives, famous 19 century merchants, founders of the “Oshurkovs and Poklewsky-Kozell brothers” Merchant house. He successfully worked at the City Duma, where he served as a honorary inspector of the city initial classes college, was awarded a silver medal for diligence. Besides, Mikhail Oshurkov was very interested in history and culture of the Urals, participated in the functioning of the Ural Society of Devotees of Natural Science. 

Address
Chapayeva St. 10
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