Postcards

Postcards with views of the New Athos Monastery

1. “The New Athos Monastery in the Caucasus. Cypress alley leading to the cathedral. ” Universal Postal Union. Russia. On the postcard there is an alley leading from the Intercession Church to the highland part of the monastery, which at the moment of the shooting had not been paved with stone blocks yet. A stone staircase is clearly visible, it is partially preserved. 2. “New Athos Monastery. View from the

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Postcards with a view of the New Athos Monastery in Soviet times

From the personal collection of Ibrahim Chkadua. Donated to the Church and Archaeological Museum of HMA on 23 September, 2020. 1. View of the New Athos Monastery from the east. On the back there is an inscription: New Athos. View from the Swallow’s Nest. Photo by I. Malov. The price is 35 kopecks. Ed. Soyuzfoto. Moscow, 1933. Circulation 10,000 copies. 2. View of the New Athos Monastery on the west

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Postcards with views of the New Athos Monastery

1. Monastery. New Athos. The view from the sea. Universal Postal Union. Russia. Graiberg joint-stock company in Stockholm.     2. The New Athos Monastery. The view of the lake from the hotel’s balcony. Universal Postal Union. Russia. Publication of the New Athos Monastery, No. 13. 14.5 × 8.5 cm     The post cards were donated to the Church-Archaeological Museum of HMA by the priest of the Greek Orthodox

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Collection of pre-revolutionary postcards with views of New Athos

The collection of pre-revolutionary postcards includes 8 cards:

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Postcard with a view of entrance to the mountain named after Stalin (currently mount Samata), Sukhum

Postcard with a view of entrance to the mountain named after Stalin (Abh. Samata, formerly – Chernyavsky mountain, then – Sukhum mountain), Sukhum.   Text on the back of the postcard: Publication of the Photographic Combine “Soyuztorgreklama.” Circulation – 6000 copies. From the collection of Belov V.N.  

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Postcard with a view of refectory of the New Athos Monastery

Postcard with a view of refectory of the New Athos Monastery. Size 9 × 14 cm. Brethren have a meal in the picture. The tables in the central wing of the refectory are set in 3 rows. The abbot of the monastery is sitting at the top of the middle table. At the end of the right table pilgrims are sitting. In the photo one can see elements of the

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Postcard with a view of the New Athos Monastery

Postcard with a view of the New Athos Monastery. Size: 9 × 14 cm. View: entrance to the botanical garden of the monastery. Text on the back of the postcard: Universal Postal Union. Russia. Open letter. Greetings from New Athos. Publication of New Athos monastery No.34.   The postcard was donated to the Church and Archaeological Museum of HMA by Hanna Sharkan on 3 January, 2016. She is an employee

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