Photo Album of Tolstoy and Chertkov

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Postcard of Tolstoy on his Deathbead
L. N. Tolstoy on his Deathbed (Postcard) (396K)

Astapovo -- 7 November, 1910

"Let me give you a piece of advice: Leo Tolstoy is not the only human being on this planet. Yet all I ever hear you talking about is Leo Tolstoy..."

---Leo Tolstoy's words just before his death.

English Translation of Postcard Text


V.G. Chertkov, his wife A. K. Chertkova & son  V. V. with members of the Tolstoy family. V.G. Chertkov, his wife A. K. Chertkova & son V. V. with members of the Tolstoy family.
(114K)
L. N. Tolstoy and Sophia, his wife. L. N. Tolstoy and Sophia, his wife. (441K)

Mother of V. G. Chertkov, England (66K)

V. G. Chertkov in his study, Moscow. (162K)

Chertkov home, Moscow. Levitana Street, #18a (120K)

Chertkov, reading to group of Tolstoyans (224K)

V. G. Chertkov (15 years old) and his father Gregory. V. G. Chertkov (15 years old) and his father Gregory. (55K)

V. V. Chertkov and V. G. Chertkov ( from left to right) (258K)

V. G. Chertkov, V. V. Chertkov, A. K. Chertkova and others, Tuckton House, ChristChurch, England, 1901

V. G. Chertkov, V. V. Chertkov, A. K. Chertkova and others, ChristChurch, England, 1901 (72K)

V. G. Chertkov in center of photo

V. G. Chertkov in center of photo, taken at Christchurch, Hants, England, 1908. (39K)

 

Olga  V. Pashkova - V. G. Chertkov's first cousin.

Olga  V. Pashkova - V. G. Chertkov's first cousin. Daughter of Vasily Pashkov. Vasily Pashkov was active in the Christian evangelical movement in Russia and was influenced by Lord Radstock, creator of evangelical Christianity in England. Pashkov, who helped form the Russian evangelist organization, known as the Pashkovites, was exiled to England in 1884. (22K)

 

General Gregory Chertkov - V.  G. Chertkov's father General Gregory Chertkov - V. G. Chertkov's father, aide-de-camp to Nicholas  I, Adjutant General to Alexander II, lost both legs to gangrene in 1874. (34K)
V. G. Chertkov's mother with Chertkov's wife Anna

V. G. Chertkov's mother, Mme Elizabeth Chertkov, descendant from a Decembrist family, prominent in the "Society For the Encouragement of Spiritual and Ethical Reading" with Chertkov's wife Anna, in England. Rumor has it that V. G. Chertkov may have been the consequence of an alleged liaison between Alexander II and Elizabeth. (39K)

   
Chertkov's mother and their son, V. V. Chertkov. Chertkov's mother and their son, V. V. Chertkov, in England. (51K)
Michael G. Chertkov, younger brother of V. V. Chertkov

Michael G. Chertkov (1855[?] - 1865), younger brother of V. V. Chertkov, died of tuberculosis in Menton, France. V. G. Chertkov also had a sister, Olga, who died at the age of two. (24K)

V.V. Chertkov, Bob Peatey; Sitting: Jack Hartman, Harry Tuck Tuckton House, Christchurch, Standing left to right Jack Stride, V.V. Chertkov, Bob Peatey; Sitting: Jack Hartman, Harry Tuck. (58K)

Chertkov Family and colleagues

Chertkov Family and colleagues from "Free Word" Publishers, Tuckton House, Hants, England, 1906. (396K)

Anna Chertkov - nee Anna Dieterichs, formerly full time assistant to V. G. Chertkov in the publishing house Posrednik (Mediator) and her son V. V. Chertkov (1889-1964). (17K)
V. V Chertkov 1916 V. V. Chertkov, 1916. (39K)
V. G. Chertkov and Anna K. Chertkov

V. G. Chertkov (sitting) and Anna K. Chertkov (in wheelchair), 1913. (88K)

Chertkov in internal exile at Krekshino Chertkov in internal exile at Krekshino, near Moscow (a relative'sestate).(V. G. Chertkov is at upper left in the photo.) - 1909. (46K)

 
V. G. Chertkov (1854 - 1936) on his Deathbed.

V. G. Chertkov (1854 - 1936) on his Deathbed. Chertkov, after the death of Leo Tolstoy, was appointed editor-in-chief of the jubilee edition of Tolstoy's works. (23K)

 

Leo Tolstoy in Yasnaya Polyana, 1908 (259K)

Tolstoy at work Tolstoy at work - 1908 (35K)

 Astapovo, where Tolstoy died.

Astapovo, where Tolstoy died. (189K)

Gravesites of V. G. and A. K. Chertkov, Vvedenskoe cemetery in Moscow. (55K)

Green Glass Block with inscribed dedication to Leo Tolstoy.

 

Green Glass Block with inscribed dedication to Leo Tolstoy. This was a gift to Tolstoy from workers of the Maltsevsky glass factory on the occasion of his excommunication from the Russian Orthodox Church in 1901. (33K)

 

"Our Revolution" by V. G. Chertkov. "Our Revolution" by V. G. Chertkov, published in 1907 with a foreword by Leo Tolstoy. (13K)

 

Pamphlets compiled by L. Tolstoy, printed for mass distribution (162K)

Peasant types Peasant types (60K)


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