Category talk:Sculpture of Peter I of Russia

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What is the difference between this category and Category:Peter I monuments?[edit]

The note on this category says (according to Google translation) that this category is for "conventional sculptures" of Peter I. However, anything that commemorates a person, whether it is a bust, statue, obelisk, plaque, etc., is a monument/memorial to that person. This is as much a monument/memorial as this. Whether something is located in a museum, or outdoors on a street or in a park, does not matter. --Skeezix1000 (talk) 18:18, 30 November 2010 (UTC)

I believe a creator exactly wanted separate street sculptures from small ones. Do you have your own version for rename of the categories? There is nothing bad in his desire.Shakko (talk) 17:11, 7 December 2010 (UTC)
Thanks, that's helpful. You're right - there is nothing wrong with the desire to distinguish between the outdoor monuments and ones in, say, a museum. I've never seen a category scheme set up that way (that doesn't mean it doesn't exist), but that doesn't mean it isn't helpful or appropriate. I think the problem is the terminology that was used, because it doesn't make clear what the difference is. In fact, for that reason, this category now contains some images that I suspect were not within the original intent of the creator. I'll give some thought to the terms used. Thanks again. --Skeezix1000 (talk) 22:19, 7 December 2010 (UTC)
as I'm also Russian and can't feel English like native speaker - I can understand the problems of creator during the creation of this category. If you will find the right intonation in naming - it will be very nice. The point of this subcat: Peter the Great in Russia is like Elizabeth Tudor or Louis XIV in their countries - not simply the king, but very strong symbol of Motherland etc. His two monuments in two capitals (Piter and Moscow) are, perhaps, one of the most famous in all the country, like Statue of Liberty or Marine Corps War Memorial in Arington in USA. So every city wants the honor to have one, and this is why he do it. And, by the way, outdoor statue is definitely different genre of sculpture, with it's own language. Shakko (talk) 23:04, 7 December 2010 (UTC)
Your English is far far better than my Russian, so no worries. I moved the category to "Sculptures of Peter I of Russia in museums", which in retrospect isn't a perfect title either, but it is clearer and it will do until one of us comes up with something better. --Skeezix1000 (talk) 18:54, 9 December 2010 (UTC)