The mansion where Maria Evheniivna Malysh-Fedorets, a Ukrainian theatre and cinema actress lived.

Dating: middle of the 19th - beginning of the 20th century
Protection # : 5569– Чр
Address: 8 Batyuk St
Categories: historical monument; architectural monument;
Epoch: the Imperial epoch;
Personalities: M.Zankovetska; G.Nizhynska;
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In this mansion Maria Evheniivna Malysh-Fedorets, a Ukrainian theatre and cinema actress lived off and on in 1918-1919 (1885-1944). It was a property of the landlord Petro Hryhorovych Borsuk, after whose death it passed carried over to his widow Daria Petrivna Borsuk. In 1918 the mansion was nationalized and leased to the previous owner from whom Malysh-Fedorets rented the flat. In 1944 the actress emigrated to Germany, later to Australia (1951) where she died on April 5, 1960 in Melbourne.

In this mansion off and on Maria Evheniivna Malysh-Fedorets, a Ukrainian theatre and cinema actress lived in 1918-1919 (1885-1944). It was a property of Nizhyn landlord Petro Hryhorovych Borsuk. After his death it passed over to his widow Daria Petrivna Borsuk. In 1918 the mansion was nationalized and leased to the previous owner. In 1919 it was transferred on completion to the Nizhyn district police department. In the postwar time the Nizhyn children’s library was located in the mansion. The part of the main building is used by the Office of Culture and Tourism and protection of cultural heritage of the executive committee of Nizhyn city council.

The interior of the building still comprises 2 tiled stoves of the 19th century: 1- of monochrome coated tiles of manufactured production; 2- of raised coated tiles of manufactured production of the last thirty years of the 19th century. On the territory of the northern Left Bank Ukraine it is the only specimen nowadays.

During 1918-1919 because of nationalizing of her parental mansion, M.E. Malysh-Fedorets had to rent a flat in D.P.Borsuk`s house.

In 1944 she emigrated to Germany, later to Australia (1951) where she died on April 5, 1960 in Melbourne.

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