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'The Metropolitan of Moscow'

'The Metropolitan of Moscow'


A carte-de-visite portrait of a high-ranking prelate of the Russian Orthodox Church.

A pencilled inscription verso in a period hand identifies him as 'The Metropolitan of Moscow'.

The photographer is Bezenberg [or Wesenberg, depending on how you transliterate the Cyrillic] of St Petersburg, identified recto on the mount in the lower margin and by his studio’s backplate on the reverse of the mount.



 

Code: 126207
 
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