Laid paper, Ink, Wood, Velvet and Brass
Gift. Alypy (Gamanovich), Archbishop
Manuscript Book of Gospels. Black and red ink on laid paper. Chapter headings, initials, and zachala in red. Binding is blue velvet over wooden boards. On front cover are three bronze icons of Evangelists (icon of St. Mark in right bottom corner is missing), in center icon of the Crucifixion. Icon of St. Luke is in different style with inscription in Latin (LVCAS) rather than in Slavonic. On flyleaves are stamps of Комиссариат Просвещения Белорусской Республики, Областной Музей, number 3928 pencilled in; stamp of Минскiй Церковный Историко-Археологическiй Комитетъ. Marginalia in Slavonic and Russian; handwritten notes in Polish on back flyleaves.