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Tyszkiewicz Estate in Trakų St. 1 in Vilnius



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In the mid-19th century, Russian architect Nikolaj Chagin added a portal with statues of the Atlantes. In this palace Eustachy Tyszkiewicz held part of his archaeological collections that constituted the basis of the Museum of Antiquities (the first public museum in Vilnius)

In 1863, it was a secret gattering place of the Lithuanian-Polish rebels against the Russian administration

There is the Tyszkiewicz family coat of arms on the pediment – an aristocratic family who owned extensive estates in Lithuania. At the present time, the building is occupied by the Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU)

All photos are copyrighted by Vladislav B. Sotirovic

© Vladislav B. Sotirovic 2020

 
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