Service book



1882 - 1882


Paper, Ink and Velvet


W 4.75 in x H 6 in x D 2 in

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FRH Museum Collection


Priest's service book. Printed in in black and red in Kiev-Caves Lavra in 1882. Cover is cardboard with tan velvet, on front is embossed cross and foliate ornament border, on back is embossed cartouche and foliate ornament border. Gilt paper edges. Inside book was found photograph of G.D. Elizabeth. Belonged to Abbot Seraphim (Kuznetsov) (1875-1959).

History Note

Belonged to Abbott Seraphim (Kuznetsov) (1875-1959).

Inscriptions & Markings

1921 written in black ink on front cover. Inside front cover is inscription: Игуменъ Серафимъ; Схiигуменъ Серафимъ изъ свято-Серафимовскаго Скита Пермской губернiи - 1875-1959. Привезъ тѣло Мученицы Великой Княгини Елисаветы Өеодоровны въ Iерусалимъ въ 1920 г. 1875-1959 22 февр. Погребенъ на Елеонской горѣ при Богородичной церкви в Малой Галилеѣ. On flyleaf is inscription: Игуменъ Серафимъ N492.