Certificate of the Council of Bishops
Paper and Ink
W 15 in x H 22 in
Certificate from the Council of Bishops of the Russian Orhtodox Church in America, given to Aleksandr Evgen'evich Bezsmertnyi on 1 October 1937, for his labors for the good of the Church in North America. Signed by Metropolitan Feofil and five other bishops. Chromolithograph border with icons of Christ, Virgin Mary, St. Alexander Nevsky (?) and monk saint, as well as images of various church items, including icons, banners, Gospels. Faint stamp on bottom center.