Geography

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Board with an inscription on the external wall of the Cathedral of the Transfiguration, in Tver, where the relics of the Saint Mikhail, Prince of Tver, rest. [Board with the inscription about death and burial in Tver in 1718 the metropolitan Joasaph]


Iconostasis of the Tikhvin Mother of God Church. [Torzhok]


Cherry trees in flower


Cherry trees in flower


Cows in a field


Cows in a field


Pogost [country church with cemetery] in a forest one verst from Zubtsov along the Volga River


Source of the Volga River at the village of Volgoverkhove


Patriarch Iova's sakkos [bishop's robe]. [Staritsa Assumption Monastery]


Plashchanitsa [shroud with image of Christ], embroidered by Anastasiia Romanova (Iureva Zakhareva, first wife of Ivan the Terrible, 1547) in 1543, and Patriarch Iov's epigonation. [Staritsa Assumption Monastery]


Some articles from the Staritsa Monastery sacristy: Saint Dionysius' mitre, Saint Dionysius' censer and cross. Patriarch Iov's cross


Iconstasis in the Assumption Cathedral (800 years) in Staritsa Monastery


Resting place of Patriarch Iov, Staritsa Assumption Monastery


Kaulin factory on the Tmaka River. [Tver]


City of Rzhev. Bridge across the Volga River


View of Svetlitsa [village] from the west. The Archangel Michael Church. [Lake Seliger]


(New) sepulchre with the relics of the Saint Mikhail, Prince of Tver, in the Cathedral of the Transfiguration in Tver


General view of Nil's Hermitage from the village of Peski [Lake Seliger]


Khalynka River, flowing into the Volga River. City of Rzhev


Dam and mill on Prince Fedor's side [of Rzhev]


Entrance into the Orsha Monastery and the home of the mother superior


Upper Volga lock


Upper Volga lock


Upper Volga lock


Upper Volga lock


Village of Vidogoshchi, thirty-seven versts from Tver


Rafts at [Upper Volga] lock waiting to be lowered


General view of the Orsha Monastery taken from the road from the Volga


Site of the confluence of the Shosha River with the Volga River


Site of confluence of the Vazuza and Volga Rivers [in the town of Zubtsov]


Church in Orsha Monastery. Orsha Ascension Monastery, twenty-two versts from Tver


Crushing of lime, five versts from [Upper Volga] lock


Zubtsov. Part of the Volga and the Vazuza sides [of the city] with a bridge across the Volga River


City of Rzhev. Part of Prince Fedor's and Prince Dmitrii's sides [of the city] with the Assumption of the Mother of God Church


City of Rzhev. Prince Fedor's side [of the city]. Nativity of Christ Cathedral. Taken from the bell tower of the Assumption Cathedral


Chapel on the Holy Mountain (thirty-eight versts from Tver), on the site where the Saint Mikhail, Prince of Tver, bid goodbye to the boyars who accompanied him on his way to the Horde


Cemetery Church of the Exaltation of the Cross. Ostashkov


Source of the Volga River


City of Rzhev. Prince Fedor's side [of the city] with the Holy Protectoress Mother of God Church


Prince Fedor's side [of the city] from the bell tower of the Cathedral of the Transfiguration. City of Rzhev


Staritsa Assumption Monastery. View from the site of an old town


City of Staritsa. General view with the Volga River


Rafts stopping for the night near the city of Staritsa


City of Staritsa. Across the Volga River. Exaltation of the Cross Church


View of Svetlitsa [Island]. The Archangel Michael Church. [Lake Seliger]


Cathedral of the Transfiguration under construction. [Volgoverkhove Monastery for women, Volgoverkhove]


Volgoverkhove Monastery for women. Cathedral of the Transfiguration of Our Lord under construction. The wooden Church of Saint Nicholas the Wonder Worker [dedicated] to the memory of 17 October


Source of the Volga River


Gates on the southern side the Cathedral of the Transfiguration, in the city of Tver]


Entrance into the Staritsa Assumption Monastery
  

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