4 Russian monastery in 1896

Russian monastery in 1896

Posted on February 21, 2017 by tim

Some photos from now ancient times – 18th century Russia, to be exact 1896, Russian monastery on the island. You can feel the spirit of pre-20th century Russia coming from those photos:


Monk sitting next to a “Saints Well”

The view of the monastery from the steamship.

The monastery itself.

A view of the monastery hotel behind the trees.

Monastery main cathedral.

A monastery hotel up close.

Monastery walls.

Monastery leader.

Monastery leader in his room.


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4 Responses to “Russian monastery in 1896”

  1. Douglas says:

    What’s the location of the island?

  2. Wabbit says:

    Truly amazing photographs! Please preserve them for future generations, so they will not forget their roots.

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