"Vivat Benyovsky! – Our Common Hero" Exhibition
Jagiellonian Library, Consulate General of the Slovak Republic in Kraków The exhibition is to mark the 10th anniversary of the establishement of Consulate General of the Republic of Slovakia in Kraków. It revolves around Maurice Benyovsky's adventurous biography, his writings and distant travels to Asia, North America and Madagascar. The display presents a collection of items, which tell the story of Benyovsky's life: letters, documents related to the investigation against Benyovsky in Kamchatka, and 18th century editions of Benyovski's memoir. Among other interesting artifacts is a fragment of Beniowski poem by Juliusz Słowacki with the author's original inscriptions. In order to conjure the atmosphere of the past, the curators of the exhibition also collected historical maps, which present the geography and history of Benyovski's time.
The official opening of the exhibition, hosted by the Jagiellonian Library and Consulate General of the Slovak Republic in Kraków, will be held on Monday, 5 November at 5 pm.
The exhibition will be open to public until 30 November 2012 (Mon – Fri, 10am-3pm)...
Osoba publikująca: Zdzisław Rapacz