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Offline WindowIntoHeaven

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Can anyone help identifying this Icon?
« on: July 28, 2010, 03:08:16 PM »
Hello everyone! Would anyone happen to know the title of this Icon? Will much appreciate it! Have a blessed week!




Offline vasnTearn

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Re: Can anyone help identifying this Icon?
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2010, 03:42:23 PM »
It is the Mother of God of Akhtyrsk (Kharkov region). It was found by the priest of the Pokrov church on July 2, 1739. Its original version is in San Francisco, according to the Russian Wikipedia.

http://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%90%D1%85%D1%82%D1%8B%D1%80%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%B0%D1%8F_%D0%B8%D0%BA%D0%BE%D0%BD%D0%B0_%D0%91%D0%BE%D0%B6%D0%B8%D0%B5%D0%B9_%D0%9C%D0%B0%D1%82%D0%B5%D1%80%D0%B8

Type "Icon of Akhtyrsk" in the Google search and see what it brings.

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Re: Can anyone help identifying this Icon?
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2010, 10:45:56 PM »
Thank you, vasnTearn!! Really appreciate it!