The Necropolis of the Donskoy Monastery

Variations on a theme «...with a film across Moscow»
Moscow. The Donskoy Monastery. Necropolis.
Camera: Nikon Lite Touch Zoom 120 ED (AF) (№3431629)
Film: Kodak Professional Tri-X 400 Black and White Negative Film
[The film is expired, storage conditions are unknown. The film was exhibited at nominal ISO]
Scanner: Pakon F235+
Photo taken: 13/09/2018

Gravestone of Anna Petrovna Kozhukhova (1793-1827) in the cemetery of the Donskoy Monastery in Moscow (sculptor: I.P.Martos, 1830).

The monument sculpture depicting grieving angel kneeling before the urn with the ashes of the dead. Originally it was made in 1830 for the tombstones E.S.Korneevoy, buried in the cemetery of the Alexander Nevsky Monastery in St. Petersburg, and then repeated for the tomb to A.P.Kozhuhovoy in the cemetery of the Donskoy Monastery.

On the pedestal of the monument the following text: «unforgettable friend of the inconsolable husband with four orphans».