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A collection of photos with views of the New Athos Monastery in the Soviet period

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1. Photo with a view of St. Panteleimon’s Cathedral. Presumably 1930-1940. Crosses are still visible on the domes (later they were dismantled), an original scheme of painting of the cathedral and the icon above the portal and corner porticoes is also visible.

2. View of the New Athos Monastery from the north side (Orlinoye Gnezdo street). Postcard of the Abkhazian publishing house “VSEGRUZOG”.

3. View of the New Athos Monastery from the north side (Orlinoye Gnezdo street). 25 April, 1952. On the reverse side there is a stamp in a cartouche with the inscription “Blessing of the Holy Athos Mountain of the Russian Panteleimon Monastery”.

4. View of the New Athos Monastery from the north side (Orlinoye Gnezdo street). Color photo. 1988
5. Photo with a view of the Church of All Athos Saints.

6. View of the church of the icon “The Deliverer” from the northeast corner of the inner square of the monastery.

7. View of the bell tower of the New Athos Monastery.

8. View of the north-western arch of the backyard of the New Athos Monastery. A tiled roof of the arch is visible in the picture but now it is dismantled.

9. View of the Northern Corps of the New Athos Monastery.

10. View of the portal of St. Panteleimon’s Cathedral.

11. View of the altar apse of St. Panteleimon’s Cathedral.

12. View of the central entrance to the New Athos Monastery with a sign «Rest House “Psyrtskha”».

13. View of the summerhouse of the Russian Emperor Alexander III during his visit to the New Athos Monastery in 1888.