1928 Print Rila Monastery Casket View Dead Saint John Wrist Bulgaria Altar TRV1


This is an original 1928 halftone print of of the Rila Monastery in the Rila Mountains of Bulgaria. This picture shows the radiant iconostasis, frescoes covering the walls and ceiling and a black casket holding the body of St. John. On rare occasions the casket is opened and pilgrims are permitted to view the wrist of the saint's left hand.


This 83+ year old Item is rated Near Mint. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.75 x 9 inches; 15 x 23 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: ______ ________, Rilski manastir,