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The extraordinary revival of the Convent of St. Theodore in Pereslavl-Zalessky

Pereslavl-Zalessky. St. Theodore Convent. Cathedral of St. Theodore Stratelates with attached Chapel of the St. Theodore Icon of the Virgin. Northeast view. August 21, 2013.

At the beginning of the 20th century, Russian chemist and photographer Sergei Prokudin-Gorsky developed a complex process for color photography. Inspired to use this new method to record the diversity of the Russian Empire, he undertook numerous journeys over a period from 1903 to 1916. 

His vision of photography as a form of education and enlightenment was demonstrated through his…

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