The late Father St. John of Kronstadt in his garden.

St. John of Kronstadt. Ecclesiastical Dress. Traditional Russian costumes. Russia folk dress.

The late Father John of Kronstadt in his garden.

The late Father St. John of Kronstadt in his garden.

Ivan Ilyich Sergiev 1829-1909, also known as the Holy righteous John of Kronstadt, was an archpriest of the Russian Orthodox Church, who was canonized in 1964.
Since 1856, he kept a diary (“My Life in Christ”), which was posthumously translated into many different languages ​​and is considered as a guideline for many Orthodox.

Gallery: Provincial Russia. Painted by F. De Haenen. Described by G. Dobson, H.M. Grove, and H. Stewart. Published by Adam and Charles Black, London 1913.